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Supporting Children with Dyspraxia And Motor Co-ordination Difficulties

by Susan Coulter, Lesley Kynman, Elizabeth Morling, Rob Grayson & Jill Wing

Item: 9781138855083

Format: paperback
Pages: 156

Completely revised and updated in light of the new SEND 2014 Code of Practice, this new edition supports teachers in making good provision for children and young people with a range of co-ordination difficulties.

Offering practical tips and strategies on how to meet the needs of children and young people with dyspraxia and other coordination difficulties in a range of educational settings, this book features timesaving checklists, templates and photocopiable resources to support professional development. The wide-ranging and accessible chapters explore topics including:

  • Identification of different types of motor co-ordination difficulties
  • Implications for classroom practice
  • Understanding core skill development
  • Assessment practices

Written by practitioners, for practitioners, it also contains a wealth of tried and tested strategies and provides clear best-practice guidance for developing outstanding provision in inclusive settings.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: An overview of co-ordination difficulties
  • Part 2: Understanding core skill development Sensory issues Gross motor skills Fine motor skills
  • Part 3: Strategies to address the educaional implications of co-ordination difficulties Classroom activities Independence skills Communication and social skills Personal Organisation
  • Further reading and support
  • Appendices

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