Visual Perception Problems in Children with AD/HD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

Visual Perception Problems in Children with AD/HD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities

by Lisa A. Kurtz
     
 

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as AD/HD, autism spectrum disorders, and specific learning disabilities.

Written in a very accessible style, it is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and

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Overview

This book provides a comprehensive overview of vision problems in children with developmental disabilities such as AD/HD, autism spectrum disorders, and specific learning disabilities.

Written in a very accessible style, it is appropriate for parents and professionals alike and offers non-technical explanations of how vision difficulties are screened for and advice on where to seek appropriate professional care. Lisa Kurtz outlines a range of activities for strengthening children's functional vision and perceptual skills using simple, homemade materials that are readily available in the home or classroom.

This is an excellent practical companion for parents of children with visual perception problems and the professionals who work with them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843108269
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
04/13/2006
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.22(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa A. Kurtz is a pediatric occupational therapist at Jameson Primary School in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and has worked with children with special needs for over 31 years. Lisa was formerly Director of Occupational Therapy for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Children's Seashore House. She also served as the Director of Training for post-professional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders in affiliation with the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Lisa is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and was awarded the Recognition of Achievement Award for training others about developmental disorders. She has published extensively, and is the author of How to Help a Clumsy Child, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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