Dyspraxia: The Hidden Handicap

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Souvenir, 1999 - Education - 224 pages
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This informative and very practical book is intended to help parents and teachers equip children with dyspraxia, or developmental coordination disorder, with the strategies that will enable them to live as normal a life as possible with this hidden handicap. Examining the developmental path of the child through the early years at home, at nursery school, grade school, high school, and into adulthood, it offers special tips on how to encourage children with dyspraxia to improve their social skills and develop a strong self-esteem. Included is information about the causes and symptoms of dyspraxia, characteristics of the condition, diagnostic procedures, and a glossary of terms.

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very helpful book for any that has Dyspraxia, or has a child that has it Read full review

Review: Dyspraxia: The Hidden Handicap

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very helpful book for any that has Dyspraxia, or has a child that has it Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Child and the Family
7
The Preschool Child
23
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Dr. Amanda Kirby is a general practitioner and runs the Healthcall Dyscovery Centre, a clinic for children and adults with coordination difficulties. She broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio and writes a weekly health column syndicated in 42 newspapers.

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