International Foundations

Some Key Figures and Their Contributions to Dyspraxia

  • Amanda Kirby . Opened a center in Wales to promote the awareness and understanding of Dyspraxia and its Associated Conditions. Her books are very important for parents, teachers and those with the condition. .
  • Mary Colley. Formed an organization in the UK (DANDA) for those with Dyspraxia and Neuro Diverse conditions and the organization is run only by those who indeed have sort of Neuro Diversity!
  • DANDA UK: a charity working with adults with dyslexia, dyspraxia, Asperger’s Syndrome, AD(H)D and related syndromes.

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  • Gill Dixon and Lois M. Addy Routledge (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children With Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers – Parent Picks: Great book on Dyspraxia
  • Addy L.  How to Understand and Support children with Dyspraxia. 2003. Cambridge: LDA Learning ISBN 185503381X
  • Ball MF. 2002. Developmental Coordination Disorder: Hints and Tips for the Activities of Daily Living. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd. ISBN 1843100908|
  • Biggs V, Hill J (FWD), Tsang S. 2005. Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide To Breaking Free. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781843103479m ISBN-10: 1843103478
  • Boon M.  2001.  Helping Children With Dyspraxia. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1853028819
  • Cermak SA, Larkin D. 2002. Developmental Coordination Disorder. Albany NY: Delmar. ISBN 0766800928
  • Chambers M, Sugden D. 2006. Early Years Movement Skills: Description, Diagnosis and Intervention. London: Wiley, John & Sons, Inc.  ISBN 1861564988, ISBN-13: 9781861564986
  • Colley M. 2006. Living With Dyspraxia: A Guide for Adults With Developmental Dyspraxia. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN-13: 9781843104520 ISBN-10: 1843104520, ISBN e-Book PDF: 1846425441
  • Eckersley J. 2004. Coping with Dyspraxia. London: Sheldon Press.  ISBN 085969920X
  • Gianetti, Michele. I Believe in You: A Mother & Daughter’s Special Journey. Mustang, OK: Tate Pub. and Enterprises, 2011. Print. Special Dyspraxia USA donation version.
  • Kamps P. 2005. The Source For Developmental Coordination Disorder. East Moline, IL: LinguiSystems, Inc. ISBN: 0-7606-0613-7
  • Kirby A, Sugden D. 2004. The Adolescent with Developmental Co-Ordination Disorder (Dcd). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd. ISBN 1843101785
  • Kirby A, Drew S. 2003. Guide to Dyspraxia and Developmental Coordination Disorders. London:  David Fulton Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1853469130.
  • Kirby A. 2002.  Dyspraxia:  The Hidden Handicap. London: Souvenir Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 10: 0285635123, ISBN-13: 9780285635128
  • Kirby A, Peters L. 2007. 100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Dyspraxia and Dcd. London:  Continuum International Publishing Group, Ltd. ISBN 9780826494405
  • Kirby A. Special Learning Difficulties Fast Facts. London:  Health Pr.  ISBN 9781903734391
  • Kranowitz CS. 1998. The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction. New York, NY: Berkley Publishing Group. ISBN 0399523863
  • Kurtz LA. 2003. How to Help a Clumsy Child: Strategies for Young Children with Developmental Motor Concerns. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1843107546
  • LD Online. 2000. The Interactive Guide to Learning Disabilities for Parents, Teachers, and Children. Available at
  • Macintyre C. 2001. Dyspraxia 5 – 11: A Practical Guide. London: David Fulton Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1853467847
  • Nichol TW. 2003. Stephen Harris in Trouble: A Dyspraxic Drama in Several Clumsy Acts. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1843101343
  • Portwood M. 1999. Developmental Dyspraxia: Identification and Intervention: A Manual for Parents and Professionals. London: David Fulton Publishers, Ltd. ISBN 1853469882
  • Portwood M. 1999. Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia: A Textbook for Students and Professionals. London: David Fulton Publishers, Ltd. ISBN 1853465747
  • Ripley K. 1999. Dyspraxia: A Guide for Teachers and Parents (Resource Materials for Teachers). London: David Fulton Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1853464449
  • Ripley K. 2001. Inclusion for Children with Dyspraxia: A Handbook for Teachers. London:  David Fulton Publishers, Ltd.  ISBN 1853467626
  • Stordy BJ, Nicholl MJ. 2000. The LCP Solution: The Remarkable Nutritional Treatment for ADHD, Dyslexia, and Dyspraxia. NY:  Ballantine Publishing Group. ISBN 0345438728
  • Sugden DA, Wright HC. 1998. Motor Coordination Disorders in Children. Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry. Vol. 39. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Kurtz LA. 2007. Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism, and Other Learning Disabilities: A guide to Improving Coordination. London:  Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd. ISBN 9781843108658