Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia: A Textbook for Students and Professionals
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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the neurological basis
3 Developmental differences between the sexes
4 Observable characteristics
5 Neuropsychological assessment
6 Parental observations and clinical assessment
7 The role of the Education and Health Authorities in identifying and making provision for children with special educational needs
8 Optimising the educational environment
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