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Volume 9, Issue 137 (2-2016)                   Exceptional Education 1394, __(137): 27-33 | Back to browse issues page

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zarezade M, sahebozamani M, Farahmand S. prevalence of developmental coordination disorder in female 9 to 11 years of Fars Province: (khorrambid city). Exceptional Education. 2016; 9 (137) :27-33
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1- universit
2- universit , shole_farahmand@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (4060 Views)

Background: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is one of the most common disorders among school-age children that affects the motor ability in normal and healthy children and may persist through adulthood. Thus, early detection and intervention is crucial. the purpose of this  research was  determine the rate of DCD prevalence among female students with the range of 9-11 in Khorrambid city in Fars province.

Method:The study was carried out as a descriptive survey for which a multi-stage systematic sampling method was adopted. Sampling method was cluster method that based on Morgan table 300 individuals (mean: high:138.7,weight:33.46) were involved. For data collection, firstly Developmental coordination disorder questionnaire was used for initial screening. Finally for a precise diagnostics of the children with developmental coordination disorder employed Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of motor proficiency-short form. The Chi-Square test at a significance level of α= 0.05 was used for statistical data analysis.

Resultes:According to Developmental coordination disorder questionnaire 98 students were screened and finally 33 individual were detected by used bruininks-oseretsky test motor proficiency (short form). The rate of prevalence of the studied sample was estimated as 11.2% so that, it was 10.5%, 13.7% and 9.2% for the age of 9, 10 and 11, respectively.

Conclusion:since this disorder effect on the motor skills, self-concept, self-esteem and academic skills, therefore early detection and timely treatment for this disorder feel necessary.

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Received: 2015/May/Tue | Revised: 2016/Sep/Thu | Accepted: 2016/Feb/Sat | Published: 2016/Mar/Tue | ePublished: 2016/Mar/Tue

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