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Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)

Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


November 25, 2015


January 31, 2019

Programme Description

Professor Amanda Kirby describes the symptoms, diagnosis and management of developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia). Key education points for GPs and other healthcare professionals include how to distinguish the condition, and how to help patients find areas of strength they may develop in order to maintain self-esteem.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Recognise symptoms of DCD
  • Be aware of impact the condition has on the developing individual
  • Explain the condition to patients and parents
  • Understand the management of DCD
  • Faculty

    Activity and test author
    Professor Amanda Kirby
    Former GP
    Chair in developmental disorders
    University of South Wales
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required