Pearson, a learning company headquartered in San Antonio, announces a partnership with to offer online continuing education courses to help occupational therapists support children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD).

A media release explains that DCD is a condition that makes children struggle with daily activities, such as getting dressed, tying their shoes, managing stairs, or handwriting. Up to 5% of school-age children are affected by this disorder, and this four-part series of courses is designed to help occupational therapists support them.

Per the release, the series includes: “An Introduction to Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and Its Consequences,” presented by Sheila E. Henderson, Dip PE, BA, MA, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS; “Assessment of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder,” presented by Anna Barnett, BA, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS; “Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Focus on Handwriting,” presented by Mellissa Prunty, PhD, OT; and “Intervention in Children With DCD: Working With Parents and Professionals,” presented by David Sugden, BSc, PhD, AFBPsS, FBPEA, FIALD, IFAKA.

CEUs are available for occupational therapists who take these courses. For more information and to register, visit

[Source(s): Pearson, PRWeb]