Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia

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.

Author: Lois Addy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134378036

Category: Education

Page: 186

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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.

Developing School Provision for Children with Dyspraxia

Office for Standards in Education and Teacher Training Agency (2002) 'Handbook for the Inspection of Initial ... Dixon, G. and Addy, L. M. (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers.

Author: Nichola Jones

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412910378

Category: Education

Page: 133

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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 and produced a coherent account of how the needs of children can be met in ways that move beyond a focus solely based on individual interventions' - SENCO Update `This is both an interesting and very useful book for any primary practitioner. It also provides enough references and ideas to encourage professionals to investigate and learn more about Dyspraxia/developmental co-ordination disorder. This is a book that will fit perfectly on your bookshelf' - Special Needs Coordinators file Nichola Jones shows how to plan a whole school approach to including children with dyspraxia and developmental co-ordination disorder in this short and accessible guide. It offers those in managerial and supervisory roles within schools and special education support services clear guidance on successful models of provision that have worked successfully in schools and LEAs. By focusing on the key aspects of service delivery and drawing on well known specialists within the field, the book includes sections on: - planning strategically for inclusive practice; - assessment; - handwriting; - gross motor programmes - adapting the PE curriculum; - supporting parents; - working with other agencies; - listening to the children involved. SENCOs, class teachers, LEA advisers and support agencies will find it an invaluable guide to successful inclusive practice.

Supporting Children with Dyspraxia and Motor Co ordination Difficulties

Addy, Lois (2004) How to Understand and Support Children with Dyspraxia, LDA Addy, Lois and Dixon, Gill (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers, Routledge Ball, Morven F. (2002) ...

Author: Hull City Council

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317519287

Category: Education

Page: 156

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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

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties

Practical Strategies Michael Farrell. he is tidy. At secondary school age, ... KEY TEXTS Dixon, G. and Addy, L. M. (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers, London, RoutledgeFalmer.

Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134237838

Category: Education

Page: 96

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With around one in ten children affected by specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, this practical guide examines the central issues facing teachers today.

The Effective Teacher s Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties Learning Disabilities

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136520310

Category: Education

Page: 112

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This highly anticipated second edition of The Effective Teacher's Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties (Learning Disabilities) critically examines the specificity and complexity of learning disabilities. The user-friendly text highlights the importance of schools reviewing their curricula and assessment, pedagogical methods, resources, organisation and therapy procedures to ensure that their provision helps encourage academic progress and the best personal and social development for their pupils. This book accessibly and authoritatively addresses a range of issues associated with: Reading disorders / dyslexia Disorder of written expression/ dysgraphia Developmental co-ordination disorder/ dyspraxia Mathematics disorder/ dyscalculia. Offering what works in the classroom, this text also takes into account the relationship between professionals who work closely with parents and other professionals. It helpfully recognises the importance of professional contributions and the foundational disciplines that contribute to special education. Underpinned by research and widely held professional opinions, this second edition of The Effective Teacher's Guide to Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties (Learning Disabilities) will prove a practical, readable and invaluable resource for the busy teacher, students on initial teacher training courses, school managers and administrators.

Teaching Languages to Students with Specific Learning Differences

Classroom studies into cognitive style in mathematics for pupils with dyslexia in special education in the Netherlands, Ireland and the UK. ... Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers.

Author: Judit Kormos

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781847696199

Category: Education

Page: 232

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"This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests strategies that can be implemented to enable learners to succeed both in the classroom and in formal assessment"--Publisher.

The Dyspraxic Learner

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Author: Alison Patrick

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781784500498

Category: Education

Page: 192

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With a wealth of practical strategies for teaching and supporting students with dyspraxia aged from 11 years up to college or university level, this book addresses all aspects of learning and ways in which teaching can be tailored to the dyspraxic learner. By exploring dyspraxia and its physical, emotional, psychological and social impacts on learning, the author shares tried-and-tested strategies for ensuring that students with dyspraxia achieve their full potential. This book covers a wide range of topics, such as research and study skills, improving memory, teaching literacy, visual and auditory learning styles, dealing with sleeplessness, stress, low self-esteem and anxiety, and preparing for future employment. Teachers will have a greater understanding of dyspraxia, and feel confident in helping students with dyspraxia to overcome educational challenges. Teachers, lecturers, tutors and SENCOs will find this book useful, and it will also be of interest to students with dyspraxia who are looking for ways to help themselves with their school or university work.

Educating Special Students

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134833092

Category: Education

Page: 334

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Educating Special Students is the definitive guide to evidence based practice and professionally informed approaches to provision for special students. Now in its third edition, the book sets out ideas of best practice relating to different disabilities and disorders, helpfully discussing what might constitute effective provision. This edition has been updated to take account of new ways of classifying disabilities and disorders, and recent developments in research and practice, including the 2014 SEND Code of Practice (England) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition DSM-5TM. A new appendix provides information on basic anatomy and physiology. International in scope, the book explores issues relating to: intellectual disability (profound, moderate to severe, and mild) sensory impairments orthopaedic impairment and motor disorders, health impairments, and traumatic brain injury oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder communication disorders (speech, grammar and comprehension, semantics and pragmatics), and autism spectrum disorder specific learning disorders with impairment in reading, written expression and mathematics, and developmental co-ordination disorder. Educating Special Students will be of interest to all those studying special education, professionals, and others committed to seeking the best provision for special students.

The Special Education Handbook

Cermak, S. A. and Larkin, D. (2002) Developmental Coordination Disorder, Albany, NY, Delmar Thompson Learning. Dixon, G. and Addy, L. M. (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers, ...

Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136616686

Category: Education

Page: 320

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'What a terrific resource: comprehensive and current, this Handbook is a vital acquisition for all involved in special education programs. Dr Farrell writes clearly and with a practical flair ... Highly recommended.' – Michael Arthur-Kelly PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Special Education Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia This acclaimed, bestselling and comprehensive guide, now in a fully updated fourth edition, is an essential reference book for anyone involved with special education. All entries have been reviewed to reflect current practice and the book is enriched with extra resources, including references to useful Internet sites. Focusing on current educational frameworks in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, the author has gathered into one A to Z volume a wide range of information essential to good practice in mainstream and special schools. A thematic index helps the reader plot a course through topics of interest. The broad themes and areas covered are: basic terms, ideas and values venues relating to special education, and school organisation roles and responsibilities individual differences among learners with disabilities and disorders curriculum and assessment, resources and technology pedagogy and classroom organisation therapy and care. Presented in a handy quick reference format The Special Education Handbook also provides a coherent account of the complexities of special education, combining a wealth of practical guidance with the latest research findings. This clear and concise Handbook is indispensable for all those involved in special education, including teachers, teaching assistants, parents, administrators and others.

Special Educational Needs Inclusion and Diversity

... (2004) Making Inclusion Work for Children with Dyspraxia: Practical Strategies for Teachers. London: Routledge Falmer. Dockrell, J. (2001) Assessing language skills in preschool children. Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 6(2):74–85.

Author: Norah Frederickson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335239511

Category: Education

Page: 666

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Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity is the definitive handbook for student teachers, newly qualified teachers, trainee educational psychologists, SENCO's and SEN Specialist Teachers.