About the Author vii About the Contributors ix 1 Windows on the Brain 1 2 The Significance of Primitive and Postural Reflexes 29 3 Primitive Reflexes of Position 65 4 Primitive Tactile Reflexes 99 5 Postural Reflexes 127 6 Use of the INPP Screening Questionnaire 149 7 Postnatal Factors Using the INPP Questionnaire 191 8 The Development of the Vestibular-Cerebellar Theory 227 9 The Effects of Neuromotor Immaturity in Adults and in Adolescents 259 10 Development of the INPP Method-from Theory to Fact 295 11 Other Factors in Specific Learning Difficulties 307 12 Missed and Misdiagnosis 345 Appendix 1 365 Appendix 2 377 Glossary of Terms 379 Bibliography 385 Index 407
Sally Goddard Blythe is a Consultant in Neuro-Developmental Education, a frequent media contributor, and International Director of the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester, UK. She has worked in the area of neuro-development for more than twenty years and is the author of many books and papers on child development and neuro-developmental factors in specific learning difficulties. Her first book, Reflexes, Learning and Behavior (1996), provided the basic information for many professions around the world now using reflex assessment. She has since written further books on including Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning (2012) and Neuromotor Immaturity in Children and Adults (2014). She is a regular keynote speaker in the areas of neuromotor immaturity and early years education.
"[An] important book.... Provides a new insight into the source of many elusive problems which interfere with effective learning.... Highly Recommended." (SEN Magazine, January 2010)