Motor Skills Disorder (cont.)
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Motor Skills Disorder Symptoms
Children with this disorder have variable symptoms, depending on the age of diagnosis (as with most childhood disorders).
As children with this disorder age, they often avoid physical activities, especially those requiring complex motor behaviors such as:
This is due to the individual's propensity to fall or trip more often than others and their inability to complete motor tasks adequately. These individuals may have more bruises or superficial skin injuries due to being "clumsy". They may often feel unable to judge spatial distances and have difficulty with shutting off faucets, turning off devices, and tend to have trouble putting together puzzles or toys.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/24/2014
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