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Understanding motor skills in children with dyspraxia, ADHD, autism, and other learning disabilities : a guide to improving coordination / Lisa A. Kurta

By: Kurtz, Lisa A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2006Description: 160 pages, 25 cmISBN: 9781843108658Subject(s): Childhood | Resources for parents | Resources for educators | Motor skills | Dyspraxia | Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and executive dysfunction | Occupational Therapy (OT) | Learning disabilitiesSummary: "The book is user-friendly and includes clear diagrams in each section, along with tables to outline key points. I found these very useful and they are an easy reference/ reminder, for example, they include a normal development chart, what assessments are available and their main aims.'- National Association of Paediatric Occupational TherapistsCoordination problems often make everyday activities a challenge for children with learning disabilities. This accessible manual offers practical strategies and advice for helping children with coordination difficulties.The author explains how to recognize normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, and includes specific teaching strategies to help children with coordination difficulties succeed in the classroom, playground, and home. She describes a wide range of therapeutic methods and provides a comprehensive list of resources.Full of practical help, this is essential reading for anyone caring for, or working with, children with developmental motor concerns."
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"The book is user-friendly and includes clear diagrams in each section, along with tables to outline key points. I found these very useful and they are an easy reference/ reminder, for example, they include a normal development chart, what assessments are available and their main aims.'- National Association of Paediatric Occupational TherapistsCoordination problems often make everyday activities a challenge for children with learning disabilities. This accessible manual offers practical strategies and advice for helping children with coordination difficulties.The author explains how to recognize normal and abnormal motor development, when and how to seek help, and includes specific teaching strategies to help children with coordination difficulties succeed in the classroom, playground, and home. She describes a wide range of therapeutic methods and provides a comprehensive list of resources.Full of practical help, this is essential reading for anyone caring for, or working with, children with developmental motor concerns."