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DCD-Dyspraxia Updated Guidance Issued
This updated guidance on DCD-Dyspraxia will be helpful to all practitioners.
From 2013 Professor Amanda Kirby and her colleagues have been working to develop guidelines, screening materials and diagnostic guidance for the identification of DCD in children and
adults. In 2018 Professors Kirby, Barnett and Hill produced the first version of a Diagnostic Interview for DCD in Adults (DIDA, 2018). Building on this work SASC is issuing this updated guidance     March 2020 

A1. Definition of DCD and key diagnostic criteria 
A1.1 Labels and terminology: key issues  
A2. DCD / dyspraxia in children (5-15yrs)
A3. DCD / dyspraxia in adults (16+ years)
A3.1. Establishing sufficient evidence to identify DCD / dyspraxia (adults)
A4. Intervention, recommendations and reasonable adjustments
A5. Who can assess for DCD / dyspraxia?  
A6. References                               

Download the full guidance using this link
It can also be found on the Downloads page. 

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