Why every office needs a tennis ball: a new approach to assessing the clumsy child
- Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Developmental Delay? // Palaestra;Winter2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the results of research which examined whether the ball catching strategies of children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) could be compared to the strategies of younger, normally developing children. Researchers found that children with DCD performed...
- THE SE KIDS GO CAMPING ON CRUTCHES. Spencer, Steven M. // Saturday Evening Post;6/12/1954, Vol. 226 Issue 50, p28
The article focuses on the determination of handicapped children to act as normal individuals in camping despite of the failure they had experienced during camping activities. It states the camping conducted at Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania in which a group of handicapped children attended....
- Independence in the toilet activity in children with myelomeningocele. Donlau, Marie; Falkner, Tor-Björn; Gladh, Gunilla; Mattsson, Sven // Cerebrospinal Fluid Research;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 4, Special section p1
Background Most children with myelomeningocele (MMC) have neurogenic bladder dysfunction, with often lifelong needs of treatment making many of them dependent into adulthood. The aim of the present study was to identify and describe deficits in motor respectively executive functions, and...
- Andersen-Tawil Syndrome -- Periodic Paralysis with Dysmorphism. KAMATE, MAHESH; CHETAL, VIVEK // Indian Pediatrics;Jan2011, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p64
Andersen-Tawil syndrome is a rare type of channelopathy characterized by the presence of periodic paralysis, cardiac arrhythmia (prolonged QT interval or ventricular arrhythmia) and distinct dysmorphic abnormalities. It is a type of potassium channelopathy that occurs sporadically or by...
- Botox aids children with cerebral palsy. Meylan, Greg // New Zealand Doctor;9/8/2004, p11
Reports on the benefit of botulinum toxin A or Botox to children with hemiplegia. Statement issued by Anna Mackey, a PhD research student, regarding the effectiveness of botox; Description of hemiplegia; Percentage of children who improved their movement after undergoing Botox injecting.
- Linking fine and gross motor skills to the curriculum. Rogers, Natasha; Wright, Julie // Educating Young Children: Learning & Teaching in the Early Child;2015, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on the assessment and intervention for early learning students with fine and gross motor difficulties, including the gross motor foundation skills to learning, the gaps in foundation skills and the classroom opportunities for incorporating motor skills.
- Am. J. Diseases of Children. Dolphin, Jane E. // Exceptional Children;Jan1955, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p156
The article provides an overview of the report "Case-Finding of Handicapped Children, With Special Reference to Cerebral Palsy," by Helen M. Wallace published in the September 1954 issue of the "American Journal for Diseases of Children."
- CLASSROOM FORUM. Gilbert, Debby // Focus on Exceptional Children;May1978, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p12
The article presents a question and answer advisory regarding a situation wherein a child having disability with his fine motor skills, particularly handwriting. The child undergoes the transition wherein his paper writings does not produce the same quality with his blackboard work. According to...
- ROLE OF MOBILE SPECIAL EDUCATOR AND MOTOR-DISABLED CHILDREN IN REGULAR PRIMARY SCHOOL. Joldikj, Suzana Krajnc // Journal of Special Education & Rehabilitation;2006, Issue 1/2, p59
Children with special needs have a right to equal educational opportunities and consequently to an inclusive education. With a placement of a motor-disabled child in a primary school, a mobile special educator and a mobile-service have an important role. Additional special assistance for...