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can an ed psych dx dyspraxia?

(4 Posts)
CQrrrneee Wed 20-Jul-11 00:20:35

is it possible to get a private dx?

dolfrog Wed 20-Jul-11 01:22:39


Have a look at this 2007 UK review of dyspraxia
Dyspraxia or developmental coordination disorder? Unravelling the enigma
and they do not mention ed psychs as part of a possible assessment team.

feynman Wed 20-Jul-11 02:58:14

No they can't and according to my paed, neither can they. Only a OT can diagnose dyspraxia.

Niecie Wed 20-Jul-11 04:01:32

Yes you can get a private dx from a private OT - there are some about and it is possible to get them to do an assessment and dx. I looked into it about 4 yrs ago and it was about £250. Any therapy would have been extra.

And no, as the others have ed psychs can't dx dyspraxia.

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