10th International Conference on
Developmental Coordination Disorder
June 28 to July 1st, 2013 | Ouro Preto, MG Brazil

Ouro Preto


Ouro Preto, in the state of Minas Gerais, is famous for its colonial architecture. It was the first city in Brazil to be declared a "Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO. It is at an altitude of 1179 meters with an estimated population of 68,208 inhabitants (as of 2004).

DCD-X International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder

Ouro Preto, MG Brazil

June 28 to July 1st, 2013

The 10th anniversary of the international conferences sharing research in DCD deserves celebration! We want to take a moment to reflect upon the past and to discuss our ideas and hopes for the future of the field. With this intent, the main theme of the conference will be:

"Celebrating the past, anticipating the future".

Ouro Preto

DCD-X is the leading International Conference for sharing research about individuals who have Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). Papers focused on reviewing and analyzing the field’s research trajectory, as well as providing insightful future directions, will be welcomed. In addition, this year’s Conference welcomes papers on differential diagnosis, comorbidity, neuroimaging, genetics, assessment, models for intervention, motor skill development, as well as on informative materials and other innovative topics that expand the knowledge on DCD across the life span. This Conference is aimed at researchers, clinical practitioners, students, parents and teachers of children, youth and adults who have DCD.

DCD-X is being hosted by the Federal University of Minas Gerais, and will be held in the city of Ouro Preto- MG. The Conference language is English. The will be simultaneous translation for the keynotes and one of the conference rooms.

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Tradução/translation: Haverá tradução simultânea das palestras do convidados internacionais e das mesas de um das salas de temas orais