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Home » Research Participants Needed: DCD – Knowledge and perceptions in Australia

Full title of study 1:  Developmental Coordination Disorder: Knowledge and perceptions of key stakeholders in Australia.

Study details: This study is being conducted as part of a PhD study by Jacqui Hunt, an Occupational Therapist at Edith Cowan University.  Approval for this study has been obtained from the Human Research Ethics Committee of Edith Cowan University (approval no: 2019-00106-HUNT). The study comprises a 5-10 minute online questionnaire about knowledge and perceptions of Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) among caregivers, teachers, allied health and medical professionals to identify possible barriers to diagnosis. This research will add to the knowledge base associated with DCD, and findings from this study will support further research.  The study closes on 4th October, 2019.

Who can participate in this study:

Occupational therapists with AHPRA registration, whose practice comprises of/or has previously comprised of at least 15% children (with or without DCD) aged between 0 and 19 years.

In addition to this, parents/caregivers, teachers and other medical and allied health professionals are also eligible to participate, so please feel free to forward the study information to colleagues, family and friends.

The survey link can be accessed via Knowledge and Perceptions of DCD in Australia which contains full participant information and consent.