- Clumsy child syndrome
- Motor dyspraxia
- Developmental dyspraxia
- Sensory integrative dysfunction
- Disorder of attention, motor and perception
- Minor coordination dysfunction
- 315.4 Developmental coordination disorder
- F82 Specific developmental disorder of motor function
- Difficulty performing complex gross or fine-motor coordination tasks
- No cognitive or neurological dysfunction
- Four criteria
- Difficulty performing age-appropriate motor skills
- Child has had sufficient opportunity to attain motor skills
- No medical reason for motor difficulty
- Difficulties impact academics or ADLs
- Decreased strength
- Difficulty with coordination
- Single-limb stance
- Hopping on one foot
- Ligamentous laxity
- Soft neurological signs6
- Atypical gait pattern
- Falls or trips often
- Bumps into objects, other people
- Difficulty using motor skills in new settings
Possible Contributing Causes
- Parent teacher questionnaires: Connors, Burks
- Psychological testing
- IQ testing
- Developmental and psychosocial evaluation
- None for DCD
- Medications available for ADHD
- Methylphenidate drugs
- School psychologist for behavior therapy
- Occupational therapist
- Speech therapist
- Difficulty climbing stairs without holding railing
- Poor abdominal strength
- Inability to balance on one leg
- Inability to hop on one foot
- Inability to kick a rolling ball
- Inability to catch a ball
- Balance training
- Coordination tasks
- Sensory integration
- Motor learning
- Task-specific intervention
- Patient will be able to
- Complete 10 sit-ups with hands behind head within 3 months to increase abdominal strength
- Stand on one leg independently for 5 seconds to improve balance
- Jump with both feet off the floor in 6 months to increase quadricep strength, gluteal strength, coordination
- Catch a medium-sized ball from 5 feet away with 75% accuracy in 6 months
- Kick a rolling ball with 50% accuracy to ...
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