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The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) - Amanda Kirby

The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)


Published: 15th October 2003
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Annotation "Adolescence is hard for most of us, but for an individual with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) it can be twice as hard. Amanda Kirby, Medical Director of the Dyscovery Centre and the mother of a DCD child herself, addresses the main difficulties encountered by adolescents with DCD, including building relationships and coping with secondary school. With a common sense approach she provides a series of practical ideas on how individuals can tackle these difficulties making The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder an essential resource for adolescents with DCD, as well as parents, teachers and health professionals."

What is developmental co-ordination disorder? -- Supporting the adolescent into adulthood -- How does puberty affect the adolescent with DCD? --Living together as a family -- Social and emotional impact of adolescence --Raising self-esteem and improving social skills -- Transition -- Strategies for secondary school -- Moving on and moving out.

ISBN: 9781846420313
ISBN-10: 1846420318
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 15th October 2003
Edition Number: 1