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Developmental coordination disorder (DCD / Dyspraxia)

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Signs and Symptoms of DCD

All Signs & Symptoms of DCD

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with DCD:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Delayed speech or language developmentOften5 mentions
Difficulty learningOften1 mention
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften1 mention
FeverOften1 mention
ForgetfulnessOften1 mention
Weakness (physical)Often1 mention

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of DCD*

What happens to common DCD symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Delayed speech or language development0%0%0%40%40%20%
Difficulty learning0%0%0%100%0%0%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy0%0%0%100%0%0%
Weakness (physical)0%0%0%0%0%100%

Conditions with similar symptoms to DCD

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with DCD when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of DCD

What was your approach to DCD? What were the results?