Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia: A Textbook for Students and Professionals

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Routledge, May 13, 2013 - Education - 176 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

1 Defining dyspraxia
1
the neurological basis
9
3 Developmental differences between the sexes
19
4 Observable characteristics
27
5 Neuropsychological assessment
41
6 Parental observations and clinical assessment
57
7 The role of the Education and Health Authorities in identifying and making provision for children with special educational needs
81
8 Optimising the educational environment
97
10 The future
127
The Dyspraxia Foundation
131
Dyspraxia Foundation publications
133
List of local Dyspraxia Foundation coordinators
151
Useful names and addresses
153
References
157
Index
165
Copyright

Elemore Hall School
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