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Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia. Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia and lets readers know how he can be helped and supported. This illustrated book will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with dyspraxia. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.

Contents:

  • Introduction.
  • 1. What it's like to have Dyspraxia.
  • 2. Getting dressed and changed.
  • 3. Going to secondary school.
  • 4. Before I went to school.
  • 5. Primary school.
  • 6. Going for an assessment.
  • 7. Therapy groups.
  • 8. Getting organised.
  • 9. Sport and PE.
  • 10. Maths and Science.
  • 11. Some facts about Dyspraxia.
  • 12. How parents can help.
  • 13. How teachers can help.
  • 14. How other children can help. Recommended reading, websites and useful organisations

Author Bio:

Maureen Boon recently retired as Headteacher of Vranch House, an independent school for children with physical disabilities in Exeter which provides therapeutic interventions for children with movement and associated disorders such as cerebral palsy and dyspraxia. She has worked with children with movement disorders for over thirty years, and previously taught in primary schools.

 

Can I Tell You About Dyspraxia?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Author: Maureen Boon

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