By Deborah Dewey Phd, David E. Tupper Phd

Bringing jointly major experts--and supplying very important insights to lead scientific practice--this is the 1st quantity to comprehensively handle early life motor issues from a neuropsychological viewpoint. The publication explores the neural and behavioral bases of move issues and summarizes present findings from utilized learn. present ways to evaluation and neuroimaging are significantly tested, and new and cutting edge tools provided. Authors additionally synthesize the most recent wisdom on motor problems linked to particular developmental and neurological difficulties: cerebral palsy; neuromuscular disorder; autism; mind damage; problems of coordination, speech, and written language; and extra. different very important themes coated contain psychosocial results of motor abilities impairments, often encountered comorbidities, and the prestige of accessible intervention ways.

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