This is a practical working guide for parents, teachers and allied professionals, offering an understanding of dyspraxia, its underlying causes, strategies and helpful advice. It explains the terms used in dyspraxia, for example, proprioception, bilateral integration, vestibular, postural, cross lateral and tactile defensiveness. It outlines the impact that these issues can have in the class or home setting. It includes practical advice and strategies.
This handbook will illuminate dyspraxia issues for people who have to deal with the outcome of having this condition. It provides medical/physiological understanding of the condition and will facilitate access to education and everyday living for the children in question.
"The information is clearly presented and can be photocopied for instructional use. Theories behind dyspraxia are not discussed as the book's remit is of a practical nature. An extremely useful resource." — Speech and Language Therapy in Practice