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Motor Skills and Autism

Child with autism on a horseMotor skills are the skills needed to move your body or parts of your body.

Some people on the autism spectrum have poor motor skills.

For example, some people with autism find it difficult to stand upright or to hold a pencil between their fingers and thumb.

Some people with autism have dyskinesia, which is difficulty or distortion in performing voluntary movements.

Others have hyperkinesis, which is excessive voluntary moments.

More Information

Please see Motor Skills and Autism Publications


Related Pages

Quick link:
http://www.researchautism.net/motor-skills
Updated
25 Oct 2017