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Occupational Therapy for Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a brain-based motor disorder. It affects fine and gross motor skills, motor planning, and coordination. Although it can affect cognitive skills, it’s not related to intelligence.


Dyspraxia symptoms in children

As your child grows, you might also observe delays in:

 

Other signs and symptoms may include:

Although intelligence isn’t affected, dyspraxia can make it harder to learn and socialize due to:

 

Occupational therapy for dyspraxia focuses on enhancing coordination and remains the primary treatment for dyspraxia. Occupational therapists often start by evaluating the areas where the child struggles or displays weakness. The therapist then comes up with a suitable set of techniques and activities that would address these issues particularly.

 

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, we can get you set up with the right therapist for you. Call today to schedule a consultation!

 

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New York City: 250 West 93rd Street, New York, NY 10025 Tel. (212) 580-0125

 

Sources: https://www.ldexplained.org/learning-disabilities-lp/types-of-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia-definition-causes/recommended-therapies-for-dyspraxia/occupational-therapy-for-dyspraxia/

https://www.healthline.com/health/dyspraxia

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Written by:

Dr. Vinod Somareddy, PT, DPT

President

Reddy Care Physical Therapy

Reddy Care Occupational Therapy

Reddy Care Aquatic Therapy

Author
Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy is an outstanding specialty service providing exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatments for the residents of Farmingdale and Great Neck, New York. The combination of innovative exercise programs, manual therapy, and technology together with the expertise of every member of the team enables Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy to provide services that ensure superior clinical outcomes and consistently high patient satisfaction.

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