Jill Christmas, Rosaline Van de Weyer
December 20, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 110 Pages - 5 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138600973 - CAT# K387942
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This updated new edition is a practical guidebook for parents, teachers and other professionals supporting children with sensory and motor learning difficulties. It offers an understanding of development co-ordination disorder (DCD), and the impact that this can have in both home and school settings. Each chapter offers practical ‘hands-on’ strategies, activities and ideas for managing the effects of the condition as well as providing a sound medical and physiological understanding of the condition to facilitate access to education and everyday living.
Each chapter contains:
Written by Occupational Therapists with extensive experience of DCD/Dyspraxia and possible associated conditions. This book is structured in an accessible way, suitable for: parents, carers, teachers or health professionals seeking guidance for the young people they support. This is a must read for anybody looking to support children and young people with this often misunderstood condition.
Chapter 1: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): an overview Chapter 2: Other conditions that can coexist with DCD/Dyspraxia Chapter 3: Sensory integration Chapter 4: Eye and hand skills Chapter 5: Visual perception Chapter 6: Bilateral integration sequencing (BIS): Organising and working both sides of the body together Chapter 7: Primitive or baby reflexes Chapter 8: Daily living (self-care) skills Chapter 9: Additional exercises, activities and therapy Resources Professional Organisations Recommended Reading and References