Course: Developmental Coordination Disorder: January 25-26:th


For those who works with children in healthcare, preschool, school or in leisure activities , a basic course on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is offered. In the course you will learn about causes and effects both on motor skills and learning and everyday functions

Course topic: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) – symptoms, causes and treatment

In this course you will learn:

  • Basic knowledge regarding motor development and DCD

  • Symptoms of 2 different types of DCD

  • How do we improve motor skills in children with DCD?

  • Assessment and diagnosis Impact on everyday functions and learning

  • The school situation - being able to sit still, the need for movement, sports and practical work, grades

  • Participation in leisure activities

  • Influence on emotions and self-esteem

  • Prognosis for DCD

  • Target group: Physical therapists, physical education teachers, special needs educators that work with children in healthcare, preschool, school or during leisure activities

Kursledare: Ulrika Myhr, specialist in pediatric physical therapy with in depth experience of working with children with DCD , author to the book ”Sitting children”

Date & place Friday & Saturday January 25-26th 2019, 9-17, registration from 8.30, the course is held at Capio artro clinic, Valhallavägen 91 in Stockholm.

Ulrika Myhr