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Developmental Motor Disorders: A Neuropsychological by Deborah Dewey Phd, David E. Tupper Phd

By Deborah Dewey Phd, David E. Tupper Phd

Bringing jointly prime experts--and supplying very important insights to steer medical practice--this is the 1st quantity to comprehensively handle youth motor problems from a neuropsychological viewpoint. The publication explores the neural and behavioral bases of flow issues and summarizes present findings from utilized study. present techniques to evaluate and neuroimaging are severely tested, and new and cutting edge tools awarded. Authors additionally synthesize the newest wisdom on motor problems linked to particular developmental and neurological difficulties: cerebral palsy; neuromuscular illness; autism; mind harm; problems of coordination, speech, and written language; and extra. different vital subject matters lined comprise psychosocial results of motor abilities impairments, usually encountered comorbidities, and the prestige of obtainable intervention methods.

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