Developmental dyspraxia, also known as developmental coordination disorder (DCD), is a physical coordination disorder that makes it challenging to coordinate motor and sensory tasks. This article provides an overview of developmental dyspraxia, including diagnosis, treatment, misconceptions about the disorder, and what to expect when parenting a child with dyspraxia. Dyspraxia and DCD are terms that are often used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between them. Dyspraxia is a term used to describe difficulty with motor development and coordination skills. DCD is an actual diagnosis. For this article, we will use the term dyspraxia. 
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