Motor (General)

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch6

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Motor (General), in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • motor (general);
  • repetitive movements, common in autism;
  • global delay;
  • standard categories of movements;
  • muscle weakness, paralysis;
  • clumsiness;
  • motor milestones;
  • unusual postures;
  • side-to-side asymmetry of body, or parts;
  • passivity/slowness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Investigation Planner 3: Treatable medical causes of movement disorders

  • Causelist 14: Muscle weakness, paralysis

  • Causelist 15: Ataxia

  • Causelist 16: Clumsiness

  • Motor milestones

  • Causelist 17: Posture

  • Causelist 18: Passivity/Slowness

  • Causelist 19: Hardly doing anything

  • Other severe causes of not moving

  • Less profoundly disabling

  • Catatonia

  • Investigation Planner 4: Medical causes of catatonia/stupor