Recognizing and Referring Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: The role of the physiotherapist

What Is It?

From canchild.ca, comes a resource shedding light onto Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), the diagnostic criteria for this condition, the characteristic features, important questions to ask if you query a DCD diagnosis in your practice and what referrals you should recommend for your patient.

Our Thoughts:

DCD is a condition many physiotherapists may not have on their radar if they don’t work frequently with children. This clinical tool is organized and provides many tips to help therapists navigate a subjective history and possible referral if they are considering DCD. In general, canchild.ca is a great website for a paediatric resources.

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