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Author Addy, Lois
Title Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia : Practical Strategies for Teachers
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (193 pages)
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Note Cover -- Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part I: Understanding dyspraxia -- 1. Dyspraxia/DCD: Definitions, aetiology and incidence -- 2. Developmental differences -- 3. Characteristics -- 4. The impact of dyspraxia -- Part II: Facilitating learning in an inclusive setting -- 5. Inclusion must be a state of mind -- 6. Understanding parents -- 7. Handwriting and dyspraxia -- 8. Dyspraxia and mathematics -- 9. Inclusive physical education -- 10. Dyspraxia and social skills -- 11. Practical support strategies -- 12. From confusion to inclusion -- Appendix: Useful addresses and recommended programmes -- References -- Index
Drawing on their considerable experiences of the syndrome, as well as current research findings, the authors help teachers and other education professionals to better understand the needs of a dyspraxic child. Through practical strategies, they show how teachers can make all the difference to a child's ability to succeed in the classroom, and case studies show how parents, teachers and therapists can work together to facilitate learning. Whilst providing a unique insight and approach to the complex condition of dyspraxia, this lively, informative text also examines specific cases and scenarios, considering the perspectives of teachers and parents. It handles a range of crucial topics such as: * issues surrounding diagnosis * the developmental differences and characteristics of dyspraxia * conventional and alternative intervention strategies * an exploration of the pressure of families * ways of improving home/school liaison. Teachers, SENCOs and other educational professionals will find this book provides a wealth of essential information and guidance, whilst parents will also find much to support them in the daily care and welfare of their child
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Addy, Lois Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia : Practical Strategies for Teachers London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2004 9780415314893
Subject Child with perceptual disabilities - Education - Great Britain
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Alt Author Dixon, Gill
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