Can T Play Won T Play

Author: Elizabeth Atter
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846427589
Size: 28.17 MB
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Learning to roller skate or ride a bike should be an enjoyable experience, but for a child with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD, also known as dyspraxia), these activities can lead to frustration and failure. Can't Play Won't Play is full of practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy activities that other children take for granted. Whatever game you choose to try with your child, this book will offer handy hints for developing the necessary skills to make it a fun and rewarding experience. From football and rugby to swimming, skipping and skating, the advice covers all the regular childhood activities as well as games to improve physical organization and social skills. The authors provide useful equipment lists and safety tips, and include photographs and diagrams to demonstrate the activities. The delightful illustrations add to the book's appeal, making it a friendly and accessible guide to dip into when you are in need of inspiration. Can't Play Won't Play is an essential resource for parents, teachers and all those working with children with DCD.

Simple Low Cost Games And Activities For Sensorimotor Learning

Author: Lisa A. Kurtz
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 085700879X
Size: 78.17 MB
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This practical sourcebook is packed full of fun, low-cost games and activities that encourage the development of motor skills, coordination and sensory tolerance in young children. Using materials that are readily-available in most households or that can be purchased or homemade at a very low cost, these games and activities are appropriate for all children, including those with autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other learning challenges. The book includes clear descriptions of how to carry out each activity, helpful illustrations, and ways to adapt activities according to the child's individual needs. In addition, a comprehensive reference guide to the activities enables easy searching for games suited to the development of particular skills. This sourcebook is the key to easy-to-understand, low-cost, and effective games and activities that will support the development of sensorimotor skills. It is a useful tool for parents, carers, therapists, and teachers of children with or without special needs.


Author: Geoff Brookes
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826475817
Size: 38.20 MB
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Since the publication of the ground-breaking report "All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education" in 1999, creativity has been the buzzword in education. However, despite various initiatives to encourage teachers to incorporate creativity into their teaching, teachers still bemoan the fact that this is virtually impossible given the dominance of the three Ts (testing, targets and (league) tables).

Caged In Chaos

Author: Victoria Biggs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781843103479
Size: 72.47 MB
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Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a positive and practical guide for those struggling to come to grips with dyspraxia or developmental coordination disorder (DCD).

Take Ten

Author: Sharon Drew
ISBN: 9781855034389
Size: 38.23 MB
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The book is divided into sections focusing on warm-up activities, hand-eye co-ordination, hand and finger strength and manipulation. Each activity also includes suggestions for adaptations to make it easier or harder, helping you to pitch it at an appropriate level for the children you are working with.

Beating Dyspraxia With A Hop Skip And A Jump

Author: Geoffrey Platt
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857009486
Size: 49.47 MB
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Geoff Platt's exercise program, tailored to help children with dyspraxia to overcome their symptoms, enjoy physical activities, and become as active as their friends and classmates, is now proven to be even more effective. This revised edition outlines the fun and easy-to-teach program, which focuses on familiar activities such as running, jumping and ball play, and explains how regular exercise routines can reduce weakness and improve motor skills, such as balance, timing and coordination. It includes extra session plans, incorporates new research, and adds a secondary stage to the exercise program, teaching the skills of praxis, planning movement and improving skills. This practical guide will be an essential resource for Physical Education teachers and non-specialist teachers of recreation and games classes who are looking to help children with dyspraxia to reduce weakness and improve motor skills, as well as parents.

How To Understand And Support Children With Dyspraxia

Author: Lois Addy
ISBN: 9781855033818
Size: 15.27 MB
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With more than 20 years experience, Lois Addy emphasises the importance of understanding dyspraxia so that effective support can be given to children with coordination and perception difficulties. The author presents a series of ideas and strategies to support this special group of children.