What are Apraxias? (Motor Disorders)

The apraxia is defined as the inability to perform voluntary movements in the absence of paralysis or other motor or sensory disorders (Kolb & Whishaw, 2006). Dr. Liepman, who discovered this disorder, described it as the “inability to carry out intentional movements, although mobility is preserved” (Quoted in Mohr, Lazar, Marshall, & Hier, 2004). Apraxias That is, people … Read more