Dyspraxia Symptoms in Adults Gross motor skills. Fine motor skills. Speech and language. Eye movements. Emotions. Perception/senses. Learning and memory. Many of these symptoms are not unique to people with dyspraxia, which may initially make the condition difficult to diagnose. Causes of dyspraxia in adults. Dyspraxia in adults is more common in men and often runs in families. It is not known what causes dyspraxia, but you may be at a higher risk of developing it if you were born prematurely. Dyspraxia in adults symptoms. Symptoms of dyspraxia in adults can vary between individuals and may change over time.
People with dyspraxia can also have difficulties with speech and language. Here are some signs of these difficulties: Talking continuously. Repeating things. Trouble organising content or sequence of language. Unclear speech. Cannot pronounce certain words. Uncontrolled pitch, volume or rate in speech.Author: Chloe Urquhart. 5 Things to know about dyspraxia in adults. It’s estimated that one in ten adults is dyspraxic. Some estimates suggest up to 10% of the population has dyspraxia. It is more commonly found in men than in women and researchers suspect there is a genetic component, but no dyspraxia .