Neuromotor Immaturity in Children and Adults
The INPP Screen Test for Clinicians and Health Practitioners
Neuromotor Immaturity in Children and Adults makes proven tests available for the first time to the health community at large, allowing practitioners to test for neuromotor immaturity and provide help if required.
- Research has shown that contrary to popular belief many children do have immature neuromotor skills without more serious pathology, and that this is directly linked to underachievement in education and other areas
- Disorders of movement can also affect thoughts and behavior – the test can be used with adults to identify cases where factors influencing balance and perception underlie psychological symptoms such as panic disorder
- Includes a range of reproducible score sheets and observation sheets for use in practice
- Builds on the success of the author’s previous work, Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning, allowing a new audience of primary and secondary health care practitioners to screen for signs of neuromotor immaturity and take appropriate action
Sally Goddard Blythe is a Consultant in Neuro-Develpmental Education and Director of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP). She is the author of several books and published papers on child development and neuro-developmental factors in specific learning difficulties, including, Reflexes, Learning and Behaviour (2002), The Well Balances Child (2003), What Babies and Children Really Need (2008), Attention, Balance and Coordination – the A.B.C of Learning Success (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), The Genius of Natural Childhood (2011), and Assesing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning (Wiley Blackwell 2012).