Developmental coordination disorder

Overview

Developmental coordination disorder may occur alone or with other developmental disorders, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It usually continues into adulthood.

Symptoms

Symptoms include delays in sitting or walking. Children may find it difficult to jump or perform tasks such as tying shoelaces.

Treatments

Treatment includes occupational and physical therapies to improve coordination.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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