Developmental Dyspraxia: identification and intervention by Dr Madeleine Portwood


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Developmental Dyspraxia: Identification and Intervention.

Aims to give parents, teachers and health professionals the confidence and know-how to diagnose and assess dyspraxia.

The text includes:

  • background information on the neurological basis of the condition
  • strategies for identification, diagnosis and assessment
  • proven programmes of intervention which can be monitored by anyone closely involved with the child
  • strategies to improve curricular attainments
  • remediation activities to develop perceptual and motor skills
  • programmes to develop self-esteem
  • information about where to find help.
Table of contents:
  1. Introduction
  2. Development of the brain and the significance of diet
  3. What is Dyspraxia?
  4. Observable characteristics
  5. Research Evidence
  6. Behavioural problems: neurological? psychological?
  7. Intervention in the ‘early years’
  8. Intervention with primary and secondary age pupils
  9. Adults with Dyspraxia
  10. Epilogue
  11. Appendices.

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Weight 0.3000 kg