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    Living with Dyspraxia: A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia (Paperback) By (author) Mary Colley, Foreword by Victoria Biggs

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    DescriptionFor people with Developmental Dyspraxia, everyday life can pose a multitude of problems. Tasks the majority of people would find simple can often be taxing and frought with difficulty. "Living with Dyspraxia" was written to help all adults with Dyspraxia tackle the everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice on everything from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. Important topics are addressed, such as self-esteem, whether to disclose your condition within the workplace, how to communicate more effectively and also how Dyspraxia often interacts with other conditions, such as Dyslexia, ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome. This practical resource will be of use to adults with Dyspraxia, the professionals and families members who come into contact with them as well as those who simply wish to learn more about Dyspraxia.


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    Title
    Living with Dyspraxia
    Subtitle
    A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary Colley, Foreword by Victoria Biggs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 304 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781843104520
    ISBN 10: 1843104520
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: VFJD, JFFG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    BISAC V2.8: PSY020000, FAM028000, PSY039000, SEL000000
    DC22: 616.85/52, 616.8552
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC394.A75 C65 2006
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 362.1968552
    Thema V1.0: JBFM, VFJD
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    01 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Mary Colley was diagnosed with Dyspraxia, as well as ADHD and Dyslexia, in her midforties. Since that point, she has helped set up the Dyspraxia Foundation Adult Support Group, and achieved a Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties at the Hornsby Centre. She went on to help form DANDA (Developmental Adult Neuro-Diversity Association) a charity working with adults with dyslexia, dyspraxia, Asperger's Syndrome, AD(H)D and related syndromes. She has campaigned tirelessly to raise awareness of Dyspraxia and other specific learning disabilities, via print, radio and national media. This book was previously published in 2000, and sold over 2500 copies.
    Table of contents
    Contents: Foreword.; 1. About the Dyspraxia Foundation. Introduction.; 1. What is developmental dyspraxia?; 2. Assessment, diagnosis and treatment.; 3. Relaxation, sports and exercise.; 4. Communications and relationships.; 5. Organising yourself.; 6. Organising your home.; 7. Studying with dyspraxia.; 8. Dyspraxia at work.; 9. Four adults with dyspraxia. Appendices. Index.