Can I tell you about Dyspraxia

Author: Maureen Boon
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857008242
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia, which is sometimes called Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD). Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia and lets readers know how he can be helped and supported. This illustrated book will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with dyspraxia. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

Specific Learning Difficulties What Teachers Need to Know

Author: Diana Hudson
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784500461
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and OCD. The author provides an overview of the strengths and weaknesses commonly associated with each of these conditions, as well as practical suggestions for modifying teaching materials and methods to make learning enjoyable, effective and accessible for students. There are also dedicated chapters on helping students with SpLDs to develop effective revision skills and exam techniques. This straight-talking and accessible guide is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants, and those in school management who want to know more about supporting students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Tic Disorders

Author: Uttom Chowdhury
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009176
Format: PDF
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This is the essential one-stop guide for parents of children and young people with tic disorders and the professionals who work with them. Drawing on current research and their own clinical experience, the authors provide up-to-date information on tic disorders and review the psychological, medical and alternative methods of managing symptoms. Written in clear, accessible language and with practical advice on how to support children with tics at home and in school, the book also includes essential information on the common co-occurring conditions and difficulties, such as ADHD, anxiety, OCD, autism, self-esteem issues and behavioural difficulties.

Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop Skip and a Jump

Author: Geoffrey Platt
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009486
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Geoff Platt's exercise program, tailored to help children with dyspraxia to overcome their symptoms, enjoy physical activities, and become as active as their friends and classmates, is now proven to be even more effective. This revised edition outlines the fun and easy-to-teach program, which focuses on familiar activities such as running, jumping and ball play, and explains how regular exercise routines can reduce weakness and improve motor skills, such as balance, timing and coordination. It includes extra session plans, incorporates new research, and adds a secondary stage to the exercise program, teaching the skills of praxis, planning movement and improving skills. This practical guide will be an essential resource for Physical Education teachers and non-specialist teachers of recreation and games classes who are looking to help children with dyspraxia to reduce weakness and improve motor skills, as well as parents.

Can I tell you about Down Syndrome

Author: Elizabeth Elliott
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009044
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs extra help at home and school and suggests ways that those around him can help him to feel supported. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers, social workers and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

Can I tell you about Pathological Demand Avoidance syndrome

Author: Ruth Fidler
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 085700929X
Format: PDF
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Meet Issy – an 11-year-old girl with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA), a condition on the autism spectrum. Issy invites readers to learn about PDA from her perspective, helping them to understand how simple, everyday demands can cause her great anxiety and stress. Issy tells readers about all the ways she can be helped and supported by those around her. This illustrated book is for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about PDA in the classroom or at home. It also includes practical tips and recommended resources for parents and professionals.

Can I Tell You about ADHD

Author: Susan Yarney
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849053596
Format: PDF
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Each illustrated book in this series is designed for parents and professionals to use with children ages 7-up to help explain difficult concepts and features a cartoon character that explains a particular brain disorder. Original.

Can I tell you about Autism

Author: Jude Welton
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857008293
Format: PDF
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Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine. Tom tells readers about all the ways he can be helped and supported by those around him. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about autism, in the classroom or at home. It also includes clear, useful information for parents and professionals.

Caged in Chaos

Author: Victoria Biggs
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1843103478
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a positive and practical guide for those struggling to come to grips with dyspraxia or developmental coordination disorder (DCD).

American Medical Association Family Medical Guide

Author: American Medical Association
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive medical reference incorporates the latest trends in health care, emphasizing wellness and preventive medicine, updating current health issues, and featuring information on the latest in technology and treatment options.