A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Information and Advice for Teachers and Parents

A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Information and Advice for Teachers and Parents

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785921650
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 12/14/2017
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,272,975
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Janet Hoskin is a Senior Lecturer in Special Education at the University of East London and co-founder of the charity, Action Duchenne. Her son was diagnosed with DMD in 2000.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: DMD in a New Landscape. Janet Hoskin. 2. Why Do Some Children with DMD Have Learning and Behaviour Difficulties? Kate Maresh and Francesco Muntoni. 3. What are the Learning and Behaviour Risks in DMD? Veronica Hinton. 4. The Physical Management of DMD in School, College and Beyond. Lianne Abbott and Victoria Selby. 5. Early Intervention for Reading and Learning. Janet Hoskin. 6. Behavior Solutions in DMD. James Poysky. 7. How to Talk to Children about DMD. David Schonfeld. 8. Having a Road Map for Life - Creating an Education, Health and Care Plan for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Nick Catlin. 9. Taking Charge of Transition. Janet Hoskin and Celine Barry. 10. Getting the Life You Want as an Adult with DMD. Jon Hastie and Mark Chapman.

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