Why every office needs a tennis ball: a new approach to assessing the clumsy child

Missiuna, Cheryl; Gaines, Robin; Soucie, Helen
August 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/29/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 5, p471
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study involving a seven-year-old clumsy boy who has no evidence of a learning disability. Information on motor coordination problems is presented. The epidemiology and natural history of developmental coordination disorder (DCD) are presented, as well as the process for screening a child with DCD.


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