Physical Therapist Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington
I have been involved in pediatric physical therapy education and research focusing on balance and motor dysfunction for 35 years. I received my PhD in Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of Washington in 1993. My interest in children with DCD stems from the fact that these children do not currently receive adequate examination and treatment in US. They have distinct motor problems, which affect their ability to participate with their peers leading to depression and isolation. However, with treatment they can participant and become happy citizens. Research needs to be done on these children.