Motor Skills Disorder Topic Guide
Motor Skills Disorder: Motor skills disorder (motor coordination disorder or motor dyspraxia) is a common childhood disorder of childhood that results in difficulty in processing visuospatial information needed to guide motor activity. Cause is unknown; it is often associated with physiological or developmental abnormalities such as prematurity, developmental disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and learning disorders. Symptoms vary and depend on the age of the child. Treatment includes screening for conditions such as speech and language disorders, Tourette's syndrome, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders.
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children) Childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), also known as attention deficit disorder (ADD), is a condition in which a child's inability to focus and concentrate on a task or purpose interferes with their emotional, academic, or social functioning. ADHD is characterized by impulsivity, hyperactivity, and/or inattention.