There are chapters on cognitive functions; abstraction and symbolisation; theory of mind; attachment; and a wide range or disorders such as ADHD, autism, dyslexia, epilepsy, minimal brain dysfunction, obsessive compulsive disorders, schizophrenia, and tic and Tourette syndrome.' (The symptoms of these disorders are listed clearly for parents and professionals, with case studies.) There are also chapters on child psychiatry, clinical psychology, child psychotherapy, the classroom, family therapy, occupational and group therapy.
There is no doubt that its strength lies in the fact that it contains a wealth of valuable information.
This book focuses on multi-disciplinary approaches that address the difficulties faced by disorganised children. It provides an insight into the symptoms of these children and guidance on how to help them reach their full potential.
The National Child-minding Asssociation
This book, edited by consultants experienced in child, adolescent and family psychiatry, is aimed at parents, healthcare and teaching professionals to gain insight and practical guidance from the information, exercises and case studies within to use as a tool to best help disorganized children.
This is an excellent book, highly-recommended for those wanting to develop their knowledge and understanding of neuro-developmental conditions and how they can affect individuals.