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Praxic Organization Disorders

  • Simonetta Muzzini
  • Federico Posteraro
  • Roberta Leonetti

Abstract

The word “apraxia” was first used in 1781 by Steinthal to indicate an incorrect use of objects provoked by non-recognition. Therefore, at the beginning, the word included the idea of both “agnosia” and “apraxia”, as interpreted today.

Keywords

Cerebral Palsy Motor Programming Developmental Coordination Disorder Mirror Neuron System Corollary Discharge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simonetta Muzzini
    • 1
  • Federico Posteraro
    • 2
  • Roberta Leonetti
    • 3
  1. 1.Child Rehabilitation UnitS. Maria Nuova HospitalReggio Emilia
  2. 2.Neurological Rehabilitation and Severe Acquired Brain Lesion UnitAuxilium VitaeVolterra (Pisa)
  3. 3.Child Neuropsychiatry UnitLocal Health ServiceCarpi (Modena)

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