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Motor development affected by physical impairments.

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Considering the various types of physical and health impairments, do you believe that certain impairments affect normal motor development more significantly than others?

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Yes, there are some physical and health impairments that are much more devastating to normal motor development.

Consider deafness for example. It is definitely a physical impairment that a student must live with, in many cases, for the rest of his/her life. However, it will not necessarily affect normal motor development. In the last school I taught at we had a boy who had lived the first two years of his life in an orphanage in Brazil. He had ...

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