Early Years Movement Skills - Description, Diagnosis and Intervention
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 specifically at children between 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 caretakers are the most appropriate individuals to fill this role. This book contains photocopiable Early Years Movement Skills (EYMSC) checklist, and is based on the authors' extensive experience in this field.