At last! A reference that has organized grasps into a concise, beautifully illustrated text for clarity and accuracy. Developmental and Functional Hand Grasps is designed to identify, illustrate, and describe the complexity of grasps in a clear, user-friendly manner. Faculty, clinicians, and students will find that this accurate and comprehensive text addresses essential developmental, precision, and power grasps as well as handwriting grasps for use in evaluation, treatment, and research. The functional aspects of grasps, anatomical features, and interesting facts are highlighted in the chapter, "Functional Hand Grasps." Developmental and Functional Hand Grasps is a significant book with information on 48 grasps, taxonomy of the hand, structure of the hand, and how to observe the hand. The text's format has a clear, accurate photo and a detailed description of each grasp. An additional feature inside this essential resource is the comprehensive spreadsheets, which summarize grasps and the numerous references by authors past and present. An extensive reference list completes this unique and necessary text.Edwards, Sandra is the author of 'Developmental & Functional Hand Grasps', published 2002 under ISBN 9781556425448 and ISBN 1556425449.