What is DAMP?

The term DAMP (Deficits in Attention, Motor Control and Perception) is sometimes used to describe people who have signs of both DCD and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is most commonly used in Scandinavia. The term ADHD is used to describe people whose difficulties with attention, impulsiveness and hyperactivity affect all areas of the life, in particular their social relationships and educational performance. People with DAMP seem to have a particular difficulty with social relationships.