A sweeping multidisciplinary, multicultural view of developmental coordination disorder (DCD), this work presents current advances in theory and practice of this debilitating condition. Chapters are authored by specialists from such fields as medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pediatric neurology, human movement, and psychology.
Description and assessment are fully covered, along with underlying mechanisms, functional implications, and intervention strategies. Special attention is given to hand skills and handwriting, physical fitness, social skills, and family issues.
Table of Contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENTAL COORDINATION DISORDER (DCD).
Chapter 1: What is DCD?
Chapter 2: Long Term outcomes.
II: SUBTYPES AND COMORBID CONDITIONS.
Chapter 3: Subtypes of DCD.
Chapter 4: DCD and Language Impairment.
Chapter 5: Assessment of DCD.
IV: MECHANISMS UNDERLYING DCD-MOTOR & SENSORY ISSUES.
Chapter 6: Visual Perceptual and Visual motor.
Chapter 7: Intersensory Contributions.
Chapter 8: Motor Control.
V: FUNCTIONAL IMPLICATIONS.
Chapter 9: Daily Activities.
Chapter 10: Hand Skills and Handwriting.
Chapter 11: Physical Fitness.
Chapter 12: Social Skills.
Chapter 13: Family Issues.
Chapter 14: Sensory Integration.
Chapter 15: Motor Learning.
Chapter 16: Task Specific Intervention.
Chapter 17: Hand Skills and Handwriting.