Performance of gesture in children with and without DCD: effects of sensory input modalities.

@article{Zoia2002PerformanceOG,
  title={Performance of gesture in children with and without DCD: effects of sensory input modalities.},
  author={Stefania Zoia and Giovanna Pelamatti and Marina Cuttini and Veronica Casotto and Aldo Scabar},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={699-705}
}
This study aimed to investigate the extent to which gesture performance depends on input modality and whether gestural development patterns differ in children with and without developmental coordination disorder (DCD). Therefore, development of limb gesture was studied in 140 children--105 control children (94 males, 11 females) and in 35 children with DCD (29 males, six females) divided into three age bands: 5 to 6 years, 7 to 8 years, and 9 to 10 years. Transitive gestural skills were… CONTINUE READING