100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils with Dyspraxia and DCD

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This useful, resourceful and practical guide provides those working with dyspraxia and DCD children one hundred ideas of how to support and develop their learning.

Lists cover the entire school age range and range from developing fine and gross motor skills to preparing children for their next transition either to the next stage of schooling or for their future careers.

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Description

 

Lists cover the entire school age range and range from developing fine and gross motor skills to preparing children for their next transition either to the next stage of schooling or for their future careers.

 

Table Of Contents 

Introduction

  •  background to Dyspraxia
  •  explanation of developmental norms

Pre-school

  •  starting the day
  •  setting the environment
  •  communication with home
  •  coping with toilets and toileting
  •  snack time
  •  preparing for writing
  •  developing number skills
  •  games for developing balance
  •  development through play

Primary

  • making the timetable dyspraxia and DCD friendly
  • starting the day
  • good communication
  • strategies for playtime and lunch
  • developing writing
  • strengthening hand function
  • developing fine motor skills
  • developing gross motor skills
  • study skills
  • homework – working as a team
  • developing ICT
  • preparing for transition

Secondary

  • making the timetable dyspraxia/DCD friendly
  • communication between teachers
  • communication skills in the classroom
  • classroom layout
  • lunchtimes – coping in a canteen
  • developing social skills
  • preparing for team games
  • alternative physical activities
  • reducing stress and anxiety
  • setting up a buddy system
  • building up self-esteem
  • recording information in class
  • goal setting
  • careers ideas

 

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