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CanChild Journal Articles - Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)

Cairney, J., Missiuna, C., Veldhuizen, S., & Wilson, B. (2008). Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the developmental coordination disorder questionnaire for parents (DCD-Q): Results from a community based study of school-aged children. Human Movement Science, 27(6), 932-940.

Cairney, J., Faught, B. E., Kurdyak, P., Missiuna, C., & Hay, J. (2007). Evaluating the CSAPPA sub-scales as potential screening instruments for Developmental Coordination Disorder. Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 92(11), 987-991.

Gaines, R., Missiuna, C., Egan, M., & McLean, J. (2008). Interprofessional care in the management of a chronic childhood condition: Developmental coordination disorder. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(5), 552-555.

Gaines, R., Missiuna, C., Egan, M., & McLean, J. (2008). Educational outreach and collaborative care enhances physician's perceived knowledge about Developmental Coordination Disorder. BMC Health Services Research, 8(1):21. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-21.

Gaines, R., Collins, D., Boycott, K., Missiuna, C., DeLaat, D., & Soucie, H. (2008). Clinical expression of developmental coordination disorder in a large Canadian family. Paediatrics & Child Health, 13(9), 763-768.

Gaines, R. & Missiuna, C. (2007).  Early identification: Are speech/language impaired toddlers at increased risk for coordination difficulties?  Child: Care, Health and Development, 33(3), 325-332.

Missiuna C, Gaines R, McLean J, DeLaat D, Egan M, Soucie H. (2008). Description of children identified by physicians as having developmental coordination disorder. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 50(11):839-44.

Missiuna, C., Moll, S., King, G., Stewart, D., & Macdonald, K. (2008). Life experiences of young adults who have coordination difficulties.  Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75, 157-166.

Missiuna, C., Pollock, N., Egan, M., DeLaat, D., Gaines, R., & Soucie, H. (2008). Enabling occupation through facilitating the diagnosis of Developmental Coordination Disorder. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 75, 26-34.

Missiuna, C., Moll, S., King, G., King, S., & Law, M. (2007). A troubling trajectory: The impact of coordination difficulties on children's development. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 27, 81-101.

Missiuna, C., Gaines, B. R., Soucie, H., & McLean, J. (2006). Parental questions about developmental coordination disorder: A synopsis of current evidence. Paediatrics and Child Health, 11(8), 507-512.

Missiuna, C., Rivard, L., & Bartlett, D. (2006). Exploring assessment tools and the target of intervention for children with developmental coordination disorder. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 26(1/2), 71-89.

Missiuna, C., Gaines, B. R., & Soucie, H. (2006). Why every office needs a tennis ball: A new approach to assessing the clumsy child. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 175(5), 471-473. 

Missiuna, C., Moll, S., King, G., King, S., & Law, M. (2006). "Missed and misunderstood": Children with coordination difficulties in the school system. International Journal of Special Education. 21(1), 53-67.

Missiuna, C., Pollock, N., Law, M., Walter, S., & Cavey, N. (2006). Examination of the Perceived Efficacy and Goal Setting System (PEGS) with children with disabilities, their parents and teachers. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 60(2), 204-214.

Missiuna, C., Moll, S., Law, M., King, S., & King, G. (2006). Mysteries and mazes: Parents' experiences of children with developmental coordination disorder. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(1), 7-17.

Missiuna, C., Rivard, L., & Pollock, N. (2004). They're bright but can't write: Developmental coordination disorder in school aged children. TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 1(1), Article 3 (10 pages). 

Missiuna, C., Rivard, L., & Bartlett, D. (2003). Early identification and risk management of children with developmental coordination disorder. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 15(1), 32-38.

Missiuna, C. (2003). Does your child have DCD?  Today's Kids in Motion, 4, 22-24.

Missiuna, C., Gaines, R., & Pollock, N. (2002). Recognizing and referring children at risk for developmental coordination disorder: Role of the speech language pathologist. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 26, 172-179.

Missiuna C. (2002). Poor handwriting is only a symptom: Children with developmental coordination disorder. OT Now (Consumer Special Issue), Sept/Oct, 4-6.

Missiuna, C. (2001). Strategies for success: Working with children with developmental coordination disorder (Editorial). Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 20, 2/3, 1-4.

Missiuna, C., Mandich, A., Polatajko, P., & Malloy-Miller, T. (2001). Cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance (CO-OP): Part 1: Theoretical foundations. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. 20, 2/3, 69-81.

Missiuna, C., & Pollock, N. (2000). Perceived efficacy and goal setting in young children. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), 101-109.

Missiuna, C., Malloy-Miller, T., & Mandich, A. (1998). Mediational techniques: Origins and application in pediatric occupational therapy. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 65, 202-209.

Missiuna, C. (1998). Development of "All About Me", an instrument which measures children's perceived motor competence. Occupational Therapy Journal of Research, 18(2), 85-108.

Missiuna, C. & Pollock, N. (1995). Beyond the norms: Need for multiple sources of data in the assessment of children. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, 15(4), 57-71. 

Missiuna, C. & Polatajko, H. (1995). Developmental dyspraxia by any other name: Are they all just clumsy children? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 619-627.

Missiuna, C. (1994). Motor skill acquisition in children with developmental coordination disorder. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 11, 214-235.

Rivard, L., Missiuna, C., Hanna, S., & Wishart, L. (2007). Understanding teachers' perceptions of the motor difficulties of children with DCD.  British Journal of Educational Psychology, 77(3), 633-648.