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Latest Developmental dyspraxia Stories

2014-01-13 23:02:34

Learning difficulties affect everyone in society regardless of rank, status or class. eReflect features a lesser-known aspect of a British royal family member, Princess Beatrice of York. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Dyslexia and other learning difficulties affect millions of people, and they are not affected by a person’s rank or status. In fact, such learning difficulties are prevalent across all social classes. In its latest 7 Speed Reading™ blog post, eReflect...

2013-06-24 23:28:00

Dyspraxia Wisconsin announces their first meet & greet to be held on Saturday June 29, 2013. The event will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Port Washington between 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Port Washington, WI (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Dyspraxia Wisconsin announces their first meet & greet to be held on Saturday June 29, 2013. The event will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Port Washington between 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dyspraxia Wisconsin in coordination with A Community for...

2013-03-19 23:03:35

Gut And Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) Diet Certified Practitioner Now at About Your Health. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 About Your Health is proud to announce that their co-founder, Yvonne Lucas, is now a GAPS Diet Certified Practitioner. This will allow About Your Health to better serve their customers suffering from digestive disorders and the mental stress that comes with these disorders. Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAP Syndrome or GAPS) is a condition that establishes a...

Unique Treatment Suggested For Children's Neurological Disorder
2012-11-26 10:10:13

Indiana University An Indiana University study in the Journal of Child Neurology proposes an innovative treatment for developmental coordination disorder, a potentially debilitating neurological disorder in which the development of a child's fine or gross motor skills, or both, is impaired. DCD strikes about one in 20 children, predominantly boys, and frequently occurs alongside ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and other better known conditions. Like ADHD, DCD has broad academic, social...

2012-02-09 23:39:06

Children showing difficulty carrying out routine actions, such as getting dressed, playing with particular types of games, drawing, copying from the board in school and even typing at the computer, could be suffering from developmental coordination disorder (DCD), and not necessarily from ADHD or other more familiar disorders, points out Prof. Sara Rosenblum of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Haifa, whose new study set out to shed new light on DCD. “In quite...

2011-04-04 14:57:00

TAU defines new parameters for studying and treating Developmental Coordination Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is widely recognized by the medical community, and there are a number of therapies in place. But as many as six percent of all children suffer from the less familiar Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). Demonstrating a lack of refined motor skills, children with DCD tend to have a more difficult time playing sports and staying organized at school....

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2009-03-21 12:20:00

Robots and computers are being used to treat symptoms of autism, cerebral palsy and other developmental disorders in children, the AFP reported. A small blue-and-yellow android called Cosmo has offered some hope for kids like 18-month-old Kevin, who showed the first signs of learning difficulties, which were later diagnosed as developmental dyspraxia. Kevin has difficulty with specific skills like pronouncing consonants, matching cause and effect or grasping relative concepts like...

2009-03-18 16:48:00

Novel approach improves reading and attention deficits in children and adults. IRVINE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raviv Method, an innovative neuro-cognitive approach to correcting learning and attention deficits associated with dyslexia, AD(H)D and related neurological disorders, will launch its first U.S. practitioner training course in Los Angeles on April 25. The course is open to special needs professionals and educators, parents of children with attention or learning...

2008-07-27 18:00:18

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A DISORDER? According to Dr Pauc, disorders tend to fall into five areas . . . dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention-deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome and autism. He said: "If you're really struggling to read, then you could have dyslexia. Those with dyspraxia might find that they're very clumsy. And people suffering from ADD will tend to have a history of impulsive behaviour, an inability to keep still and being constantly in...