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|Manufacturer||:||The Dyspraxia Foundation.
A comprehensive introduction to dyspraxia with quick and easy e- links to relevant information on the Dyspraxia Foundation website. The book covers, diagnosis, what dyspraxia is and isn't, its impact, movement difficulties, family issues, visual learning difficulties,support strategies and more. This is an excellent and inexpensive book for those starting out on their journey with dyspraxia, but equally is excellent additional information for anyone interested in the condition, with prior knowledge, or who supports someone with the condition. It avoids complicated jargon and is a really accessible book which can be read as a whole or dipped into as needs arise. It is the only book to date with a detailed chapter on visual learning difficulties written by an expert in the field.
The books author, Gill Dixon lives with three family members with the condition who are diagnosed from mild to severe. She is also a nurse and a teacher and so offers a unique perspective with a foot in health, education and as someone directly affected by the condition. Gill has written two other books on dyspraxia and is currently vice Chairman of the Dyspraxia Foundation. All proceeds from this book will go directly to the Charity in a bid to help it continue its excellent work. A welcome addition to any bookshelf and it will enable the reader to appreciate that dyspraxia is very much more than just a motor difficulty. It is a complex and subtle condition that impacts on every aspect of a persons life.