Developmental coordination disorder is a childhood disorder that leads to poor coordination and clumsiness.
About 6% of school-age children have some kind of developmental coordination disorder. Children with this disorder may:
Developmental coordination disorder may occur alone or with other learning disorders, such as communication disorders or disorder of written expression.
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