Weekly Question

 

 

1) What is apraxia?  What is the difference between apraxia and autism?

Please let us know what you know about these two different diagnoses -  Do all autistic children have apraxia?   We will be discussing and clarifying.

2) A lot of people know that autism has to do with the inability to speak or one who has problems speaking.  What a lot of the public is unaware of is the way that autism can affect motor planning.  We will be discussing how autism can affect this area of the brain as well and how different therapies can help.  Does your child have motor planning issues?  What therapy has helped the most?