Developmental Coordination Difficulties (DCD)

These are children with poor coordination affecting their self esteem and lagging behind their peers.

  • Gross Motor Concerns refer to Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • Fine Motor And Perceptual Difficulties refer to Paediatric Occupational Therapy

Some children have difficulty processing and integrating their senses in order to produce the right motor output.  This may result in "clumsiness". 

  • Clumsiness refer to either the Paediatric Physiotherapy Service or Paediatric Occupational Therapy


Last updated: 02/05/2012

Update due: 02/05/2013