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Supporting Children with Dyspraxia and Motor Co-ordination Difficulties

2nd Edition

By Hull City Council, Susan Coulter, Lesley Kynman, Elizabeth Morling

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156 pages | 1 B/W Illus.

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Description

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.

Susan Coulter – Senior Support Teacher for the Education Service for Disability at Hull City Council, UK

Lesley Kynman - Senior Support Teacher for the Education Service for Disability at Hull City Council. UK

Elizabeth Morling - SEN consultant and series editor

Rob Grayson – Team Leader, Integrated Physical and Sensory Services at Hull City Council, UK

Jill Wing – Senior Support Teacher, Integrated Physical and Sensory Services at Hull City Council, UK

Reviews

"What it does aim to provide, according to the back cover blurb, is: 'practical tips and strategies'; and 'clear best-practice guidnce for developing outstanding provision in inclusive settings' and in these aims it does well. A good classroom-focused resource." - John Perry, Special

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

About the Authors

Susan Coulter – Senior Support Teacher for the Education Service for Physical Disability at Hull City Council, UK

Lesley Kynman – Senior Support Teacher for the Education Service for Physical Disability at Hull City Council, UK

Elizabeth Morling – Series Editor, SEN Consultant and former Head of the Education Service for Physical Disability at Hull City Council, UK

Rob Grayson – Team Leader for the Integrated Physical and Sensory Services at Hull City Council, UK

Jill Wing – Senior Support Teacher for the Integrated Physical and Sensory Services at Hull City Council, UK

About the Series

nasen spotlight

The nasen spotlight series provides practical guidance and tried-and-tested resources for all schools and professionals involved in supporting Special Educational Needs. Written by leading experts and covering a wide range of important issues relating to SEN, the books include accessible explanations and examples of best practice, as well as tools and techniques that you can use to improve provision in school. Several new books are published each year to reflect your changing professional needs, and the whole series is brought to you by nasen, the leading organisation representing SEN professionals.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU026000
EDUCATION / Special Education / General
EDU026030
EDUCATION / Special Education / Mental Disabilities