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Author Boon, Maureen, 1949-

Title Understanding dyspraxia : a guide for parents and teachers / Maureen Boon.

Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (141 pages) : illustrations.
Series JKP essentials series
JKP essentials.
Note Revised edition of the author's: Helping children with dyspraxia, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents What is dyspraxia? -- What causes dyspraxia? -- What are children with dyspraxia like? -- How are children with dyspraxia identified? -- How are children with dyspraxia assessed? -- Interventions in school: primary or elementary school -- Interventions in school: secondary, middle or high school and further education -- How can parents help their child? -- Therapeutic interventions -- Leaving school: higher education, careers and adult life -- Appendix 1: useful information -- Appendix 2: useful addresses.
Summary This fully-updated second edition of "Helping Children with Dyspraxia" has been revised to reflect current practice and developments, providing clear and positive answers to questions commonly asked by parents, teachers and other professionals about dyspraxia. Maureen Boon draws on her considerable experience of working with children with speech and movement disorders to identify the characteristics of dyspraxia, explaining assessment procedures and identifying what can be done to help. New reflections appear on concepts such as physical literacy and whether or not incidence of dyspr.
Note Print version record.
Subject Apraxia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Motor ability in children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Movement disorders in children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Apraxia. (OCoLC)fst00811835
Motor ability in children. (OCoLC)fst01027580
Movement disorders in children. (OCoLC)fst01028500
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Electronic books.
Added Author Boon, Maureen, 1949- Helping children with dyspraxia.
Other Form: Print version: Boon, Maureen, 1949- Understanding dyspraxia. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2010 9781849050692 (DLC) 2010006368 (OCoLC)495780203
ISBN 9780857002594 (electronic bk.)
0857002597 (electronic bk.)
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