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.

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18 Jun 2018