Navigation Links
Clumsy kids who don't 'grow out of it'
Date:4/4/2011

al part of the emotional development of children and teenagers.

Links to ADD

In their study, Dr. Bart and her colleagues monitored 50 five-to-seven-year-olds who met the diagnostic criteria of DCD. They also observed 25 children without DCD. For both groups, they applied a number of motor assessment tests recognized by American and Canadian school boards.

The results confirmed a relationship between participation patterns and motor ability. Kids with DCD participated less. Dr. Bart says that these low participation levels should be studied in more depth so that therapists can help them grow into fully functional and satisfied adults.

Previous research of Dr. Bart's found a link between DCD and the attention deficit disorders ADD and ADHD. About half of all children with ADD or ADHD also have DCD. Medication for attention deficit disorders appears to work in alleviating some of the motor coordination symptoms expressed in DCD, but more research is needed.

Dr. Bart's continuing research suggests that children with DCD tend to feel more emotionally isolated, less coherent and less optimistic about life than kids without DCD. "DCD appears to run in the family, although we have not yet identified any genes for it," says Dr. Bart. "We hope to know more about this disorder so we can help youngsters live fuller, more productive lives."


'/>"/>

Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Orthodontic Retainers Can Harbor Harmful Microbes
2. Successful periodontal therapy may reduce the risk of preterm birth, according to Penn dental study
3. Researchers study relationship of oral cancers and periodontal disease
4. Long Island Children's Orthodontist Announces Office Improvements And New Staff Member
5. EDS Announces New SafeSiders Endodontic Glide Path Kit
6. National Prosthodontics Awareness Week Serves and Educates Consumers About Proper Oral Health Care
7. Successful treatment of periodontal disease lowered preterm birth incidences
8. Periodontal pathogens enhance HIV-1 promoter activation in T cells
9. Mouse Sperm Successfully Grown in Lab, Researchers Say
10. Outgrowing Milk Allergy May Take Some Babies Longer Than Expected
11. Biodegradable tooth-binding micelles inhibit Streptococcus mutans biofilm growth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... The Technology Association of Georgia in collaboration ... today issued its final call for applications and nominations ... have until August 29th 2014 to be considered for ... by the Excalibur Judging Committee. Companies selected as semi-finalists ... for interviewing process. , The TAG Excalibur Awards ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today ... (R-MS) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) for their efforts ... Medicare, Medicaid and Federal Communications Commission programs. , ... the Telehealth Enhancement Act as S. 2662, a ... introduced by Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) which already ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 Deep Research Report ... a professional and in-depth research report on ... basic Chitosan information, including Chitosan definition, classification, ... as industry overview. This research covers international ... well as global industry analysis covering macroeconomic ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... --,Although the vast majority of kids with autism have ... differently from children who have trouble processing sensory stimuli, ... can be overly sensitive to sound, sight and touch. ... a lack of concentration. Complicating matters, some kids ... have trouble tolerating loud noises, like a vacuum. Others ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Everyone knows that the internet ... everyone. Whether people are looking for something to buy, trying ... dentist, the internet is pretty much always going to be ... in Lauderdale Florida is so happy to announce the launch ... presence into the modern age. Whether a person wants to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Last Call for TAG 2014 Excalibur Awards Nominations and Applications 2Health News:Last Call for TAG 2014 Excalibur Awards Nominations and Applications 3Health News:ATA Applauds Senators’ Push for Federal Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:Chitosan Market & Sialic Acid Industry Research Analysis for World, China Regions Available at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:Chitosan Market & Sialic Acid Industry Research Analysis for World, China Regions Available at DeepResearchReports.com 3Health News:Chitosan Market & Sialic Acid Industry Research Analysis for World, China Regions Available at DeepResearchReports.com 4Health News:Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders 2Health News:Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders 3Health News:Sierra Dental Releases New Website For Fort Lauderdale Residents 2
... A study by researchers at UC Davis has found that ... to produce autoantibodies to the brains of their developing fetuses ... risk of later being diagnosed with autism. The finding ... in the development of the neurodevelopmental disorder among some children ...
... Canadian Journal of Cardiology ( www.onlinecjc.ca ) ... imaging methods. This study is important for patients worried ... heart. X-ray based methods have greatly improved the diagnosis ... of radiation exposure. New imaging methods offer ...
... Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. ... the way that parts of kidney dialysis machines are ... A recently developed sterilization method called electron ... platelets in the blood of dialysis patients, according to ...
... online Oct. 18 in the Journal of the National ... the idea that the immune system,s response to allergies may ... with somewhat elevated blood levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE), antibodies ... significantly less likely to develop gliomas, and those who did ...
... Ind. -- A new study by researchers at Indiana University ... men surprisingly diverse, suggesting that a broader, less disease-focused perspective ... addressing the sexual health of gay and bisexual men. ... Journal of Sexual Medicine, tapped the largest sample ...
... population will nearly double by 2050, according to a ... exists as to who will care for them as ... but those caregiving roles are becoming blurred as more ... previous decades. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Genetic variant and autoantibodies linked to having a child with autism 2Health News:Genetic variant and autoantibodies linked to having a child with autism 3Health News:Genetic variant and autoantibodies linked to having a child with autism 4Health News:Study Links New Dialysis Technology to Rise in Bleeding Risk 2Health News:Study Links New Dialysis Technology to Rise in Bleeding Risk 3Health News:More evidence that allergies may help in fighting brain tumors 2Health News:New study finds gay and bisexual men have varied sexual repertoires 2Health News:New study finds gay and bisexual men have varied sexual repertoires 3Health News:Relationships more important than genetic ties when deciding who cares for aging family, study finds 2
(Date:7/30/2014)... July 30, 2014   Bluegrass Vascular Technologies ... innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access, ... Series A financing, which was led by ... deal will allow Bluegrass Vascular to obtain CE ... enhance manufacturing capabilities, and proceed with US regulatory ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Nev. , July 30, 2014  PDL BioPharma, ... that company management will participate in the Jefferies 2014 ... , Massachusetts. The conference will occur on August 6, ... PDL BioPharma, Inc. PDL BioPharma manages a ... its Queen et al. antibody humanization patents and license ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30. Juli 2014 Die Apex ... Anbieter im Bereich Atemtherapie- und Druckzonenprodukte, gibt ... München in Deutschland anfechten werden. Dieses hat ... ein Patent von ResMed verletze. Apex weist ... Ländern gegen verschiedene Patente von ResMed Anfechtungen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Bluegrass Vascular Technologies Raises $4.5M Series A Financing Led By Targeted Technology Funds 2PDL BioPharma to Participate in Jefferies 2014 Boston Healthcare Summit 2Apex setzt seinen Kampf gegen Patente für einen freien Wettbewerb fort 2Apex setzt seinen Kampf gegen Patente für einen freien Wettbewerb fort 3
... and Potentially Suited for Once,Daily Administration, PRINCETON, ... an innovator in the discovery and development ... results,from the initial Phase 1 clinical trial ... for the treatment of hypertension,and diabetic nephropathy. ...
... for potential combination,therapies and details of N3/4A ... April 11, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,InterMune, Inc. announced ... vitro experiments concerning its HCV protease inhibitor,ITMN-191, ... at the 42nd,Annual Meeting of the European ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmacopeia Announces Positive Results from Initial DARA Clinical,Trial 2Pharmacopeia Announces Positive Results from Initial DARA Clinical,Trial 3Pharmacopeia Announces Positive Results from Initial DARA Clinical,Trial 4Pharmacopeia Announces Positive Results from Initial DARA Clinical,Trial 5InterMune Presents Research on ITMN-191 in Hepatitis C at EASL,Annual Meeting 2InterMune Presents Research on ITMN-191 in Hepatitis C at EASL,Annual Meeting 3InterMune Presents Research on ITMN-191 in Hepatitis C at EASL,Annual Meeting 4
... LMA ™ Airway., ,The LMA ... which allows it to be positioned ... maintaining a good seal. This makes ... dental surgery, or other procedures where ...
... The Intubating LMA™ Airway. , ... or unexpected difficult airway, the LMA Fastrach™ ... without moving the head or neck. The ... attempts. , ,Selected by emergency teams ...
... Most Versatile LMA™ Airway., ,The LMA ... The double cuff design enables seal pressures ... achieved. The drain tube separates the alimentary ... the flexible airway tube, enable longer periods ...
... As experts in the ... Portex can offer an integrated ... management requirements. The single-use Portex ... an important addition to this ...
Medicine Products: