Activities of daily living in children with developmental coordination disorder: dressing, personal hygiene, and eating skills.

@article{Summers2008ActivitiesOD,
  title={Activities of daily living in children with developmental coordination disorder: dressing, personal hygiene, and eating skills.},
  author={Janet I. Summers and Dawne Larkin and Deborah Dewey},
  journal={Human movement science},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          215-29
        }
}
In order to understand how age, culture, and problems in motor coordination impact the performance of activities of daily living, we used focus groups and in-depth interviews with Australian and Canadian parents to examine activities of daily living of younger (5-7 years of age) and older (8-9 years of age) children with and without DCD. By comparison with their typically developing age group, children with DCD had more difficulty with dressing, personal hygiene, and eating skills. Difficulties… CONTINUE READING
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