Developmental Dysgraphia and Motor Skills Disorders

  title={Developmental Dysgraphia and Motor Skills Disorders},
  author={Ruthmary K. Deuel},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  pages={S6 - S8}
  • R. Deuel
  • Published 1 January 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Child Neurology
Developmental coordination disorder is not traditionally consid­ ered a learning disability. If one, however, divides this broad Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, third edition, category into clumsiness, adventitious movements, and dyspraxia, each of these subtypes can be shown to impact on learning and school performance in a characteristic fashion. A survey of fine-motor activity requirements in elementary schools in Massachusetts showed that 30% to 60% of the time in… Expand

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