Resources

DCD Booklet

The DCD Booklet is a resource designed for parents, teachers and clinicians working with those with DCD.  This resource was written by Dr Tegan Grace and Professor Beth Hands at the University of Notre Dame Australia in Perth, Western Australia.  To view and download the resource and the information brochure click on the links above and below.

DCD Information Brochure

Useful Websites

CanChild

CanChild is a research and educational centre for children and youth with disabilities based at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1989 and provides a wealth of childhood disability information. CanChild has a specific focus on Developmental Coordination Disorder. Their website has a wealth of educational material for home, school, community, health professionals and physicians.

Website http://dcd.canchild.ca/en/

Movement Matters UK

Movement Matters UK is a collaborative group involved in Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyspraxia in the UK. Formed in 2011 it is focussed on promoting the existence of DCD and Dyspraxia, providing guidance on assessment and management and informing policy.

Website http://www.movementmattersuk.org/default.aspx

Independent Living Centre WA – Making choices, finding solutions

The Independent Living Centre WA (ILC) provides information and advice, assessment, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

Service areas include carer support, respite and carelink, multicultural aged care, assistive technology and equipment, Noah’s Ark WA, occupational therapy driver assessment, Home and Community Care regional assessment, and grants and equipment funding.

Website: www.ilcaustralia.org.au/home/wa.asp

Educational support

Classroom management: School of Special Educational Needs: Disability (SEND) http://det.wa.edu.au/ssen/detcms/navigation/school-of-special-educational-needs-disability-ssend/

Resources for Alternatives to Handwriting

http://ilc.com.au/resources/2/0000/0016/ilc_tech_alternatives_to_handwriting.pdf

Dyspraxia Kids Australia

Dyspraxia Kids Australia is a website that aims to build awareness and support for those with Dyspraxia/DCD across medical, education and government sectors within Australia.

Website: http://dyspraxiakidsaustralia.org.au/