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Motor Skills Disorder (cont.)

Questions to Ask the Doctor

  1. Have other medical conditions that may cause my child's symptoms been ruled out?
  2. What kind of therapy is available for my child? What is your experience with patients who have received this type of therapy? What specific measures do you recommend?
  3. What is my child's long-term prognosis (outlook)?
  4. What kind of measures can we implement at home to improve long-term functioning and well-being?
  5. Where can I find more information about this condition and how to best help my child?

A referral for occupational and physical therapy services may be needed when local educational authorities do not have sufficient staffing to provide appropriate services.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/24/2014

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