Later chapters are devoted to mood and anxiety disorders, eating and sleep disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADD and ADHD, and developmental dyspraxia
. Each of these chapters gives background on developmental and neurobiological underpinnings of the problem, presents diagnostic checklists, and discusses treatment approaches from dialectical behavior, mind-body, interpersonal, and sensory integration therapies.
PORTWOOD, M., 1996, Developmental dyspraxia
: a practical manual for parents and professionals.
At just 18-months-old, Kevin showed the first signs of learning difficulties, which were later diagnosed as developmental dyspraxia
Books like Madeleine Portwood's Developmental Dyspraxia
offer exercises which parents or carers can do at home without paying thousands of pounds for a course of treatment.
is an impairment of organisation of movement.
is an impairment or immaturity of the organisation of movement.
Mounting evidence suggests that nutrition may contribute to neurological disorders such as Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), which is sometimes known as developmental dyspraxia
, as well as dyslexia and so-called behavioral or learning problems like AD/HD.
: INDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION
is a misunderstood condition, sometimes cruelly labelled "clumsy child syndrome".