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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Developmental coordination disorder in school-aged children born very preterm and/or at very low birth weight: a systematic review.
Understanding teachers' perceptions of the motor difficulties of children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD).
2006, Developmental coordination disorder, age and play: A test of the divergence in activity-deficit with age hypothesis.
Geuze R, Jongmans M, Schoemaker M and Smits-Engelsman B (2001): Developmental coordination disorder.
The use of the Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire in Australian children.
The association of abnormal cerebellar function in children with developmental coordination disorder and reading difficulties.
They either fell in the probable motor difficulty or below range according to the Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire (Wilson, 2007), or a community paediatrician thought they were at risk of motor difficulties following a developmental assessment.
Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a neuro-developmental condition that affects up to 10% of children (Jackson, 1999) and interferes with the complex interface between sensory, cognitive and motor processes (Tempest & Roden, 2008).
Cognitive strategies and motor performance in children with developmental coordination disorder.
Consequences of Co morbidity of Developmental Coordination Disorders and Learning Disabilities for Severity and Pattern of Perceptual-Motor Dysfunction.

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