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Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder / Edition 1

Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder / Edition 1

by David Sugden, Mary Chambers


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Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder / Edition 1

The term Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is used todescribe a group of children who have difficulty. with tasksinvolving movement such that it interferes with their daily livingor academic progress. As with other developmental disorders such asautistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder anddyslexia, DCD is now a prominent concern of both researchers andpractitioners.

This text is aimed at both researchers and professionals whowork in a practical manner with the condition and includesprofessionals in health, occupational therapists, physiotherapists,health visitors, paediatricians, and - in the educational field -teachers and others who are in daily contact with the children -their parents.

The essence of the text is that work with children should beguided by research evidence driving the clinical practice which inturn raisies more questions for research. The authors in this texthave both experience in research and are engaged in the day-to-dayclinical work with children and bring both of these to bear in thechapters they have written.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861564580
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Motor Impairment in DCD and Activities of Daily Living.

Cognitive Explanations of The Planning and Organization ofMovement.

A Dynamical Systems Perspective of Developmental CoordinationDisorder.

DCD and Overlapping Conditions, progression and Development inDevelopmental Coordination Disorder.

Assessment of Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Early Identification of Children With developmental CoordinationDisorder.

Assessment of Handwriting in Children With developmentalCoordination Disorder.

Models of Intervention.

Towards an eco-developmental Approach.

Neuromotor Task Training.

A new Approach to Treat children With Dcd.

A Cognitive Perspective on Intervention for Children Withdevelopmental Coordination Disorder.

The Co-op Experience.

Overlapping conditions.

Overlapping Management Services for Individuals WithDevelopmental coordination Disorder.


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