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Diagnosing developmental coordination disorders

Kirby, Amanda, Sugden, David and Purcell, Catherine 2013. Diagnosing developmental coordination disorders. Archives of Disease in Childhood 99 (3) , pp. 1-5. 10.1136/archdischild-2012-303569

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Abstract

Developmental coordination disorder (DCD) affects around 5% of children and commonly overlaps with other developmental disorders including: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and specific language impairment (SLI). There is evidence to demonstrate the wide-ranging impact on all areas of functioning including psychiatric and learning domains. There is increasing evidence of the continuing impact into adulthood and the long-term negative effects on relationships and employment. There is a need for early identification and intervention to limit the likelihood of these secondary consequences from emerging. This paper addresses the diagnosis of DCD.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
ISSN: 0003-9888
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 13 August 2018
Date of Acceptance: 30 October 2013
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 15:00
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/113950

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