5. Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder

  1. Diana Bartlett,
  2. Sylvia Moody and
  3. Katherine Kindersley

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch5

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bartlett, D., Moody, S. and Kindersley, K. (2010) Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683750

Online ISBN: 9780470669341

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Keywords:

  • dyspraxia and attention deficit disorder;
  • dyspraxia and attention deficit disorder - spectrum of specific learning difficulties as dyslexia;
  • attention deficit disorder (ADD) - difficulties with memory, attention and concentration;
  • spatial relation awareness - awareness of passage of time, time a task will take;
  • social skills, or spatial skills - social interaction between people, taking place in space;
  • dyspraxic people, misjudging correct distance - they should sit from their companion;
  • work environment, lack of social skills misinterpreted;
  • sequencing skills, and short-term memory - in workplace tasks and everyday activities;
  • dyspraxic people, weaknesses in short-term memory and sequencing skills;
  • attention deficit disorder (ADD) - characterised, by difficulties with attention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dyspraxia

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Further Reading