Verbal dyspraxia in children with galactosemia

  title={Verbal dyspraxia in children with galactosemia},
  author={Donald Nelson},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
The term praxis (Greek: rcp&~tg) describes a learned ability to plan and direct a temporal series of coordinated movements toward achieving a result. It is a skilled act that is strictly human and cortically directed. The motor acts requested by the physician, when performing a neurological examination, for example, are praxic in nature and are really quite simple when compared with the complicated requirements of articulating even relatively simple words. For instance, if we consider only the… CONTINUE READING

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