Developmental Practitioners Association

What we do

A Developmental Practitioner might support children with the following issues:

Academic Underachievement
General developmental problems
Balance and co-ordination problems
Learning difficulties
Speech and language problems
Comprehension
Concentration and/or listening Difficulties
Ability to sit still
Behavioural difficulties
Gross and fine motor control difficulties
Special educational needs
Visual Discrimination Difficulties
Auditory Discrimination Difficulties
Handwriting Problems
Reading problems
Maths problems
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Speech and Language Difficulties
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Nutrition
Attachment difficulties 
Anxiety/phobic issues
Developmental Delay

Asperger’s  Syndrome
Semantic disorders
Pragmatic disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive disorder
Conduct Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Hypo/hyper activity
Sound Sensitivity
Visual Sensitivity
Touch Sensitivity
Taste and Smell Sensitivity
Vestibular Sensitivity
Agoraphobia

The DPA has given me so much support and inspiration over the years. Through the DPA I have made friends, gained reassurance and received valuable advice from like-minded professionals, all committed to improving the lives of those they work with.

Janice Graham

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