How to Detect Developmental Delay and What to Do Next

How to Detect Developmental Delay and What to Do Next

A Holistic Approach to Intervention

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Baker & Taylor
Concise and accessible, this book provides a wealth of useful advice on how to address developmental delay, and will prove invaluable to parents, teachers and other professionals working with children. --Book Jacket.

Book News
Mountstephen, an educational and neurodevelopmental delay specialist and consultant to schools and organizations in the UK, advises parents, teachers, and other professionals on how to recognize the signs of developmental delay in primary school children, address difficulties, and help them do well at home, school, and in daily life. She explains how children develop, how to identify delays and problems, where to go for help, and how to implement interventions for movement and learning; vision, visual processing, and learning; and hearing, auditory processing, and learning. Professionals in these fields contribute to some of the chapters. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell Publishing
With helpful tips, simple descriptions and well-structured chapters this book provides all parents and professionals working with children with a better understanding of children's needs and what can actually be done to help.'---Andy Dalziell, Director, The Movement and Learning Centre, www.mlcscotland.com

If a child is not meeting expected milestones it can be a source of great anxiety for parents and teachers. This forthright guide offers practical advice on how to recognize the signs of developmental delay, address difficulties effectively, and help the child to flourish.

Mary Mountstephen presents a practical approach to dealing with developmental delay, equipping readers with the knowledge, understanding and tools to tackle problems successfully. By clearly explaining how children develop, drawing on the expertise of a number of specialists in the field and detailing straightforward interventions, the author enables parents and teachers to identify a wide range of problems and empowers them with the information they need to take action.

Concise and accessible, this book provides a wealth of useful advice on how to address developmental delay, and will prove invaluable to parents, teachers and other professionals working with children.

Baker
& Taylor

If a child is not meeting expected milestones it can be a source of great anxiety for parents and teachers. This forthright guide offers practical advice on how to recognize the signs of developmental delay, address difficulties effectively, and help thechild to flourish.
Mary Mountstephen presents a practical approach to dealing with developmental delay, equipping readers with the knowledge, understanding and tools to tackle problems successfully. By clearly explaining how children develop, drawing on the expertise of a number of specialists in the field and detailing straightforward interventions, the author enables parents and teachers to identify a wide range of problems and empowers them with the information they need to take action.
With helpful tips, simple descriptions and well-structured chapters this book provides all parents and professionals working with children with a better understanding of children's needs and what can actually be done to help.'--Andy Dalziell, Director, The Movement and Learning Centre, www.mlcscotland.com.

Publisher: Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
ISBN: 9781849050227
Branch Call Number: 371.9043 MOUNT

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