developmental coordination disorder


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developmental coordination disorder

disorder characterized by motor coordination that is markedly below the chronological age and intellectual ability; significantly interferes with activities of daily living.

developmental coordination disorder

Exceptional clumsiness, or an unusual delay in meeting motor milestones of childhood when such a delay results in functional impairment and cannot be attributed to other medical conditions. Synonym: motor skills disorder
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Cognitive strategies and motor performance in children with developmental coordination disorder.
Key words: Developmental Coordination Disorder, dyspraxia, measurement, motor, functional performance, self-efficacy, communication.
Around half the children identified as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or learning difficulties may also be regarded as having Developmental Coordination Disorder (Barnhart, Davenport, Epps, & Nordquist, 2003).
Indication: Developmental coordination disorder (DCD)

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