What Is Ataxia? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms


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What does the word ataxia mean?

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1. Which part of the brain controls coordination?

2. Which of the following may cause ataxia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will find out what you know about ataxia. The meaning of the word and the area of the brain that handles coordination will be part of the testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The definition of ataxia
  • Part of brain that controls coordination
  • Symptoms of ataxia
  • Treatments for ataxia

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ataxia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about its symptoms
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how ataxia is treated in a different light

Additional Learning

To discover more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called What Is Ataxia? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the origin and meaning of the word 'ataxia'
  • Explains what causes it
  • Covers its symptoms
  • Explores ataxia's treatment options