Table of contents for Developmental psychology in action / Clare Wood, Karen Littleton, and Kieron Sheehy.


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Learning outcomes                                       11
Introduction                                            11
SSpecific learning difficulties                           12
2.1 Why 'specific learning difficulties'?               12
2.2 Two specific learning difficulties                  12
I    The biological bases of SpLDs                           18
3.1 Comorbidity                                         19
3.2 Heritability                                        19
3.3 A neuropsychological explanation                    20
SAssessment                                               23
4.1 Assessing dyslexia                                  24
4.2 Assessing dyspraxia                                 31
SConsequences                                                34
5.1 Social exclusion                                    35
5.2 Self-esteem                                         37
5.3 Depression                                          38
5.4 Academic achievement and motivation                 39
SIntervention                                             42
6.1 What is targeted?                                   42
6.2 When to intervene?                                  43
6.3 School-based intervention strategies                44



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Child psychology, Preschool children Psychology, Child development