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Dyspraxia (Developmental Coordination Disorder – DCD)

About 10% of the population has some form of Dyspraxia / DCD (source

DCD (Dyspraxia) is a motor skill disorder which impacts upon an individual’s ability to perform either, or both, fine and gross motor skills.

Males are more likely to have dyspraxia than females (ratios vary between 2 to 7 males to each female).

People with DCD often feel anxious about falling and need to exert conscious effort to stay on their feet.

Poor depth perception, which made it difficult to judge steps, or poor spatial judgements, meaning they often bumped into furniture. (Source Understanding the Functional Mobility of Adults with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Through the International Classification of Functioning (ICF)).