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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 ...

Adapting the PE Curriculum
Adapting the pe curriculum

Physical education (PE) offers many opportunities for children with coordination difficulties to develop their physical, mental, social, health and general well-being. However, much of the success or otherwise experienced in PE relies heavily on the quality of teaching and learning children receive, combined with an appreciation and commitment to modify and adapt the curriculum to support their specific needs.

In recent years the education sector has experienced an increased emphasis on the inclusion of children with special educational needs (SEN) through legislation such as the National Curriculum (NC) 2000 Statutory Inclusion Statement, the SEN and Disability Rights Act 2001 and the Revised SEN Code of Practice 2001. In addition, the Teacher Training Agency 2002 Professional Standards Framework for the ...

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