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Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia : A Textbook for Students and Professionals - Madeleine Portwood

Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia

A Textbook for Students and Professionals

Paperback Published: 15th April 2000
ISBN: 9781853465741
Number Of Pages: 176

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In this text, the emphasis is placed on the theoretical aspects of developmental dyspraxia, the latest research data and the neurological basis of the condition. The focus is to enable professionals to diagnose the disorder and determine the most appropriate and effective methods of intervention.

Defining dyspraxiap. 1
Dyspraxia: the neurological basisp. 9
Developmental differences between the sexesp. 19
Observable characteristicsp. 27
Neuropsychological assessmentp. 41
Parental observations and clinical assessmentp. 57
The role of the Education and Health Authorities in identifying and making provision for children with special educational needsp. 81
Optimising the educational environmentp. 97
Intervention in a residential setting: Elemore Hall Schoolp. 117
The futurep. 127
The Dyspraxia Foundationp. 131
Dyspraxia Foundation publicationsp. 133
List of local Dyspraxia Foundation co-ordinatorsp. 151
Useful names and addressesp. 153
Referencesp. 157
Indexp. 165
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ISBN: 9781853465741
ISBN-10: 1853465747
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 15th April 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.69 x 17.45  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1