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Video: A Mom Talks About Raising a Son With Dyspraxia

By The Understood Team

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Nine-year-old James has dyspraxia. In this video, his mom talks about the symptoms she saw before his issue was identified. She’s honest about the frustrations she and James face. But she also describes the ways they’ve learned to manage the challenges—and how James will learn to manage them on his own.

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Portrait of Mark Griffin

Mark Griffin, Ph.D., was the founding headmaster of Eagle Hill School, a school for children with specific learning disabilities.

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