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Assessment of Mental Health in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder in Indian Contexr - A Pilot Study

Volume 10 - Issue 2

Ganapathy sankar U1 and Monisha R*2

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    • 1Professor And Dean, Srm Institute of Science and Technology, India
    • 2Assistant Professor, Srm College of Physiotherapy, India
    • *Corresponding author: Monisha R, Assistant Professor, Srm College of Physiotherapy, India

Received: September 25, 2018;   Published: October 24, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.10.001931

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Background: Children with DCD were reported to be socially awkward and clumsy and they have poor social well-being. These children isolate themselves from their peer groups and even with in the family, they experience difficulty to communicate the needs.

Methodology: After getting informed consent signed from 10 parents of children aged 6 years with Developmental coordination Disorder, (DCDQ) Developmental coordination disorder questionnaire has been administered to all the selected samples mental health assessment of these children has performed with strength and difficulties questionnaire.

Discussion: Strength and difficulty questionnaire has been assigned to both teachers and parents to evaluate in detail regarding the emotional and behavioral problems faced by the children with Developmental coordination Disorder. When teachers and parents report has been compared by ICC, teachers reported that mental health of children were affected to a greater extent.

Conclusion: The present study demonstrated that various forms of mental health issues faced by children with DCD.

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