Language and communication difficulties commonly co-occur in children and adults with movement and coordination difficulties.

Speech is not just about understanding and using language it’s also about timing, sequencing and movement of mouth and body muscles. Body language can make up 90% or more of how we communicate.

You need to be able to have adequate praxis to know what you wanted to say, plan it and execute – the same praxis skills required for playing, walking, doing a sport or managing skills for daily life like dressing and eating.

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