The association between Developmental Coordination Disorder and other developmental traits: a population based cohort study

RP Lingam, J Golding, M Jongmans, LP Hunt, M Ellis, AM Emond

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE To explore associations between developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and attention, language, social skills, and academic ability in a population-based cohort. METHODS We analyzed data (N = 6902) from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). Probable DCD was defined as children below the 15th centile of the ALSPAC Coordination Test aged 7 years with functional impairment in activities of daily living or handwriting, excluding children with neurologic difficulties or an IQ of
Translated title of the contributionThe association between Developmental Coordination Disorder and other developmental traits: a population based cohort study
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e1109 - e1118
Number of pages10
JournalPediatrics
Volume126 (5)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010

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