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Why is my child more clumsy than his friends?

Q. My 8-year-old son just told me that he does not want to go to PE class because he can’t keep up with his friends. He was born early at 30 weeks and struggled to meet gross motor milestones like sitting and walking. He is still a bit awkward with his movements and needs help to dress, bathe, and write. I’ve also recently noticed that he is clumsier than his peers, frequently falling and tripping over things. What may be going on and how can I help him? A. I know it can be frustrating ...