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Journal article

Research and design

Author:
QUICKFALL Chris
Journal article citation:
Learning Disability Today, June 2012, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

This article reports on an assistive technology specialist who has conducted academic research to develop an online training programme to help people with learning disabilities such as dyslexia. 'e-Quality Learning’ investigated various cognitive and sensory disabilities such as dyspraxia, autism and dyslexia and the impact they have on the learner. This enabled e-Quality Learning to create

Book

Dyslexia and alternative therapies

Author:
CHIVERS Maria
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
144p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

This book offers clear and balanced information on a range of alternative therapies for individuals with dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia or ADHD. The author provides an overview of each therapeutic option, method of use and case examples, covering nutritional supplements, massage, acupuncture and hypnotherapy, among others. She also includes contributions from experienced alternative therapists

Book

Developmental coordination disorder: hints and tips for the activities of daily living

Author:
BALL Morven F.
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
96p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is a term used to describe children who have difficulty with movement and specific aspects of learning, and includes dyspraxia, Asperger Syndrome and associated conditions. This booklet answers commonly asked questions about DCD and presents all the necessary information to aid parents, carers and professionals in selecting the best options

Journal article

Hidden problem

Author:
FRANCES Maxine
Journal article citation:
Learning Disability Today, May 2011, pp.12-13.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

This article describes the condition of Dyspraxia, why it often goes undiagnosed and the impact it can have on a person’s life.

Book

Understanding dyspraxia: a guide for parents and teachers

Author:
BOON Maureen
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
141p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Edition:
2nd ed.

The author draws upon her 30 years’ experience of working with children with movement disorders to provide clear and positive answers to questions commonly asked by parents and teachers about dyspraxia. This fully-updated second edition of her book has been revised to reflect current practice and developments. The characteristics of dyspraxia and assessment procedures are explained followed...

Digital Media

Daniel can do: the story of a boy with D.C.D

Authors:
INSTITUTE OF EMARKEE Katharine (Director), HENDERSON Shelia (producer), MARKEE Ann (Producer)
Publisher:
University of London. Institute of Education
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
DVD, CD ROM
Place of publication:
London

This resource contains a DVD and accompanying CD-ROM . The CD-ROM provides a power point presentation which introduces the topic of children with Developmental Coordination Disorder (Dyspraxia) and highlights some of the practical and theoretical problems that need to be solved in order to help children with this condition. The film on the DVD shows how one boy with severe difficulties was helped

Journal article

Borderline learning difficulties and the impact on 16-19 year olds

Author:
SHIERS Barry
Journal article citation:
Llais, 97, Autumn 2010, pp.8-11.
Publisher:
Learning Disability Wales

This article argues that people with borderline learning difficulties are being failed by current contracting and funding arrangements leading to increased social exclusion. Some individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), developmental coordination disorder (also known as dyspraxia), Asperger’s syndrome, and dyslexia continue to have difficulties into their adult years

Book

That's the way I think: dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD explained

Author:
GRANT David
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
162p.
Place of publication:
London
Edition:
2nd ed.

...anecdotes and stories of personal experiences. Many dyslexic people additionally have dyspraxia and/or ADHD and this revised edition of the book considers the further challenges presented by these overlapping conditions. New sections explore mental imagery [visualisation] and synaesthesia. Among the topics addressed are: dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD – what are they and what is the common ground; colours

Book

Hands on dyspraxia: supporting children and young people with sensory and motor learning challenges

Author:
CHRISTMAS Jill
Publisher:
Speechmark
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
155p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
Milton Keynes

There are two main objectives of this handbook: to provide a simple clear understanding of some of the underlying challenges that children with a dyspraxia profile experience, and to provide easily accessible advice and strategies for support for parents, teachers and allied professionals working with these children. The conditions of dyspraxia and developmental co-ordination disorder...

Journal article

A guide to dyspraxia

Author:
LEE Michele G.
Journal article citation:
Every Child Journal, 1(2), 2009, pp.43-47.
Publisher:
Imaginative Minds
Place of publication:
Birmingham

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), the umbrella term for coordination difficulties conditions such as Dyspraxia which are not due to another medical condition, causes difficulty with movements and coordination in children. DCD frequently coexists with other conditions and about 5-7% of the population have DCD. This article looks at what causes it, whether the incidence is rising

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