An International Consensus on Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

@article{Polatajko1995AnIC,
  title={An International Consensus on Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder},
  author={H. Polatajko and Mervyn Fox and C. Missiuna},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  year={1995},
  volume={62},
  pages={3 - 6}
}
  • H. Polatajko, Mervyn Fox, C. Missiuna
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • Within every elementary school classroom there is usually at least one child, distinguished by a pervasive slowness in the easy acquisition of the everyday motor skills learnt by his/her peers without apparent effort. In spite of normal intelligence and freedom from diagnosed neurological disorders, this child has a great deal of difficulty mastering motor tasks requiring precision, timing and accuracy. As a consequence, the child experiences a great deal of difficulty in numerous areas of… CONTINUE READING
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