Early Years Movement Skills

Early Years Movement Skills

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This is an evidence-based manual of diagnosis and interventions for helping children between three and six years old who lack a complete range of fundamental movement skills. The book outlines the difficulties young children have with movement, especially developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD) and explains their assessment, using especially the early years motor skills checklist (EYMSC), a unique instrument aimed especially at children three to six years old. The management of the condition is then discussed, giving particular attention to the Special Education Needs Code of Practice. Finally the book explores the notion of a developmental coach, suggesting that parents and carers are the most appropriate individuals to fill this role. Contains photocopiable Early Years Movement Skills (EYMSC) checklist Based on the authorsa€™ extensive experience in this fieldThis is a very simple analysis of manual skills and, yet, can lead to quite specific intervention using everyday activities. A point to remember is that childrena#39;s abilities are often quite specific. For example, a child may be poor at such activities asanbsp;...

Title:Early Years Movement Skills
Author:Mary Chambers, David Sugden
Publisher:Wiley - 2006-02-17


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