apraxia

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Related to motor apraxia: ideomotor apraxia, Ocular Motor Apraxia
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inability to make purposeful movements

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In addition, Jaden has also been diagnosed with oral motor apraxia. Jaden understands language, but struggles being able to communicate verbally and non-verbally.
Lesions of just the superior colliculus produce subtle deficits in spontaneous saccades; but lesions of both the frontal eye fields and the superior colliculus produce a profound limitation of ocular motility called ocular motor apraxia, implying that voluntary control of eye movements uses multiple, parallel pathways.
Behavioral changes include stereotypic and ritualized behaviors, motor apraxia, and aberrant motor behavior (Bozeat et al., 2000).