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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 Handwriting for Children with Coordination Difficulties
Developing handwriting for children with coordination difficulties
Sheila E.Henderson

Handwriting is a skill that takes time and effort to perfect, and some children with coordination difficulties can find this hard to master. This chapter outlines ways to help children understand and overcome their problems.

Movement is a fundamental component of human life. The ability to make precisely controlled movements is so much part of daily living that we are barely conscious of the countless motor acts we perform during our waking hours. Indeed, under normal circumstances, we only become aware of the intricacy of our movements when suddenly deprived of our skill, as in the attempt to coordinate the actions of hands and feet when learning to drive, or to sign ...

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