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    DescriptionAdolescence is hard for most of us, but for an individual with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) it can be twice as hard. Amanda Kirby, 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. This book is a useful resource for adolescents with DCD, as well as parents, teachers and health professionals.


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    Title
    The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Kirby, Foreword by David Sugden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 226 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843101789
    ISBN 10: 1843101785
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFJ
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JMC, YXK
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC1, MMZ
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    B&T General Subject: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 09
    BISAC V2.8: MED069000, FAM012000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/PHYSCH
    DC22: 618.92/7, 618.927
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC029000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU026040
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RJ496.M68
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RJ496.M68 K565 2004
    Thema V1.0: JMC, MKZ, VFJ, YXK, VFXC1
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    resources, references, addresses, index
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    01 January 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Amanda Kirby is Medical Director of the Dyscovery Centre in Cardiff and has written a number of best-selling books in the field of DCD and Dyspraxia. As the parent of a child with DCD, she has first-hand experience of the difficulties facing adolescents as they journey to adulthood.
    Review quote
    'This is a practical guide written by someone who knows what she's talking about... the content is education, explanation and advice on everyday matters including hygiene, family interaction, cooking, relationships, school life, homework and examinations. The advice and strategies promote independence and personal competence. Almost all the solutions are inexpensive and very realistic. The recommendations will benefit teachers, helpers, parents and adolescents...Uncluttered layout, plain English and bullet-point lists make for an easy read...You get a treasure trove of tips presented in highly accessible, timesaving, comprehensive checklists ...It's the many things you might have missed, need reminding of, or just never thought of, that make this book especially valuable.' -Afasic News
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgement. Foreword, Professor David Sugden. 1. Introduction. 2. What is Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)? 3. Supporting the Adolescent Into Adulthood. 4. How Does Puberty Affect the Adolescent With DCD? 5. Living Together as a Family. 6. Social and Emotional Impact of Adolescence. 7. Raising Self-Esteem and Improving Social Skills. 8. Transition. 9. Strategies for Secondary School. 10. Moving On and Moving Out. Resources, References, Addresses. Index.