Introduction: A Parent's Perspective; A Model of Hand Skill Development; Building on What is There: Learning Step-by-Step; Fine Motor Development in Children with Down Syndrome; Early Movement in Babies with Down Syndrome; The First Building Block of Hand Skills: Stability; The Second Building Block: Bilateral Co-ordination; The Third Building Block: Sensation; Dexterity; Daily Living Skills: School-Related Tasks; Daily Living Skills: Self-Help Skills, Household and Leisure Activities; Sensory Processing; Hands Up!; Visual Motor Worksheets; Glossary; Index.
Maryanne Bruni has worked for 35 years as a registered occupational therapist, mainly in pediatric settings. She is now volunteer Board President of West Toronto KEYS to Inclusion, a non-profit organization promoting inclusive opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities. She lives with her husband and youngest daughter, who has Down syndrome, in Toronto.