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Published Papers

Brown CG. Improving fine motor skills in young children: an intervention study. Educational Psychology in Practice 2010; 26(3): 269-278 summary

McPhillips M, Jordan-Black J-A.  Primary reflex persistence in children with reading difficulties (dyslexia): A cross-sectional study.  Neuropsychologia 2007; 45: 748-754 summary

McPhillips M, Jordan-Black J-A. The effect of social disadvantage on motor development in young children: a comparative study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2007; 48(12): 1214-1222 summary

Jordan-Black J-A. The effects of the Primary Movement programme on the academic performance of children attending ordinary primary school. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs 2005; 5(3): 101-111 summary

McPhillips M, Sheehy N. Prevalence of persistent primary reflexes and motor problems in children with reading difficulties Dyslexia 2004; 10(4): 316-338 summary

McPhillips M. The role of persistent primary-reflexes in reading delay. Dyslexia Review 2001; 13(1): 4-7

McPhillips M, Hepper PG, Mulhern G. Effects of replicating primary-reflex movements on specific reading difficulties in children. Lancet 2000; 355: 537-541 summary