Management of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Description: This webinar will focus on identification, evaluation, and intervention for children with Developmental Coordination Disorder. Content is based on both the European and Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines for DCD. Course format will consist of lecture, active teaching, and case-based strategies.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify signs/symptoms of Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
  • Discuss comorbidities that are seen commonly in children with DCD
  • Select evidence-based examination strategies for children with DCD
  • Select evidence-based intervention strategies for children with DCD
  • Develop a HEP for child with DCD

Instructor: Deborah K. Anderson, PT, EdD, PCS, Program Director and Associate Professor, Midwestern University 

Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits

Physical Therapy 

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.5 Contact Hours.  Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.  This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours

Occupational Therapy

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 00605. This distance learning – independent and interactive webinar is offered at .15 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery; Foundational Knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.


Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: Member of APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended. 

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


Online Learning Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants OTA and PTA Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists