An annoying fucking disorder that makes me not be able to do stuff
"My Dyspraxia is a little cunt."
by WhiteChocolate222 October 25, 2020
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Dyspraxia comes from two Greek words: 'dys' (meaning abnormal) and 'praxis' (meaning doing). It is also known as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD). However, this term can be misleading, for although dyspraxia's defining symptoms are excessive clumsiness and problems with balance, the condition can also impact on short-term memory, personal organisation, attention span, mathematical ability, and social skills. There is often an overlap with other specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia; and with autistic spectrum disorders, such as Asperger's syndrome. Dyspraxic people typically have average or above average IQ scores, just like everybody else; their raw intelligence is not affected by the disability.

While dyspraxia causes significant difficulties for sufferers, it also has its positive aspects - many people with dyspraxia have extremely strong language skills, which accounts for the high number of famous authors who are now thought to have had dyspraxia. These include Emily Bronte and G.K. Chesterton. Modern-day celebrities who are dyspraxic include Richard Branson (owner of the 'Virgin' empire) and David Bailey (photographer).
Dyspraxia is not a life sentence; it's just a different way of thinking.
by parnassus February 22, 2006
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A developmental disorder characterized by excessive clumsiness and difficulty with certain activities, such as brushing one's teeth, tying one's shoes, riding a bike, and even exercising. People with dyspraxia are sometimes incapable of driving, and may have difficulty taking care of themselves. However, they are often highly intelligent, which can unfortunately make dyspraxia even worse; this is because they are aware that what they are doing is easy to a "normal" person, so they become frustrated that they cannot do it, and believe they are stupid. The aforementioned issue of taking care of themselves can also make them more prone to health issues.
People with dyspraxia often have shorter lifespans, especially if they have other disorders as well. However, it is possible for a dyspraxic to still lead normal lives; for example, Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Branson are dyspraxic.
by Someone who kinda exists September 8, 2022
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also known as Clumsy Child Syndrome, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD), Motor Learning Difficulty and Perceptuo-motor Dysfunction ― is generally recognized to be an impairment of the organization of movement. Associated with this may be problems of language, perception and thought.
I have Dyspraxia because I am a big clumsy child.
by Magnox March 11, 2004
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