Talk

Advanced search

Here some suggested organisations that offer expert advice on SN.

hi , can i ask about dyspraxia please ?

(2 Posts)
cheeryface Tue 21-Jun-11 12:09:01

would a child with dyspraxia be able to ride a bike really well , bunnyhops etc and be great at karate ?

camhs say they are looking at some kind of processing disorder and mentioned dyspraxia.

also , we were told by the doctor who diagnosed ds2 epilepsy that he is hypotonic but we never knew and he was 9 then !
i could see he had odd thumb movement but we all laughed at his 'double jointed ' thumbs never thinking it could indicate anything blush

is it normal for that to never come to light before 9 ?

LIZS Wed 22-Jun-11 08:33:45

possibly, it may not affect fine and gross motor skills to the same extent but as such it would n't fit the profile in the same was as ds does (can't ride a bike, poor coordination, avoidance of contact sport), hyperflexible).

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now