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‘A wealth of ideas and opinions providing usable ways forward for colleagues in mainstream to best support their pupils with DCD. I can wholeheartedly recommend it’ – Afasic News `This book has pulled together the expertise of a number of well-known professionals. We like the way Nichola Jones 'sets the scene', and outlines the child's main difficulties in the education environment… [T]his is a very practical book offering plenty of ideas in an area where teachers often have less confidence to put a programme in place' - SATIPS `This is an accessible overview of issues pertaining to the inclusion of children and young people wit Dyspraxia/developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD). Nichola Jones has drawn together contributions form a wider range of experts in the Dyspraxia field ...

Developing a Gross Motor Programme for Children with Coordination Difficulties
Developing a gross motor programme for children with coordination difficulties
ChristineMacintyre

Running and jumping, swinging and climbing, catching and kicking a ball – these are just some of the things children love to be able to do. All the better if these skills develop at the same time as their friends because then they can join in their games, practising and learning and becoming more skilled as they do.

This leads to a gain in confidence and children's self-esteem is boosted to the extent that they can become leaders, suggesting new games or ways to solve problems. In turn accumulating these experiences helps develop their imagination and their potential to reflect and learn. Success built upon these happenings ...

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