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Author Kirby, Amanda

Title The adolescent with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) / Amanda Kirby ; foreword by David Sugden
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004


Description 1 online resource (143 pages) : illustrations
Contents What is developmental co-ordination disorder? -- Supporting the adolescent into adulthood -- How does puberty affect the adolescent with DCD? -- Living together as a family -- Social and emotional impact of adolescence -- Raising self-esteem and improving social skills -- Transition -- Strategies for secondary school -- Moving on and moving out
Summary Adolescence is hard for most of us, but for an individual with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) it can be twice as hard. Amanda Kirby, Medical Director of the Dyscovery Centre and the mother of a DCD child herself, addresses the main difficulties encountered by adolescents with DCD, including building relationships and coping with secondary school. With a common sense approach she provides a series of practical ideas on how individuals can tackle these difficulties making The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder an essential resource for adolescents with DCD, as well
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-135) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Motor ability in children.
Clumsiness in children.
Occupational therapy for children.
Motor Skills Disorders -- diagnosis
Motor Skills Disorders -- therapy
Coping With Disability.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Clumsiness in children.
Occupational therapy for children.
Motor ability in children.
Clumsiness in children.
Motor ability in children.
Occupational therapy for children.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417501219