100 Ideas for Supporting Pupils With Dyspraxia and Dcd

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-10
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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This useful, resourceful and practical guide provides those working with dyspraxic and DCD children one hundred ideas of how to support and develop their learning. Lists cover the entire school age range and range from developing fine and gross motor skills to preparing children for their next transition either to the next stage of schooling or for their future careers.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Starting the Dayp. 2
Coping with Toilets and Toiletingp. 3
Snack Timep. 4
Outdoor Play on Tricycles and Scootersp. 5
Outdoor Play on Bikesp. 6
Story Timep. 7
Listening and Attention Skillsp. 8
Painting and Art Activitiesp. 9
Sand and Water Playp. 10
Jigsaws and Construction Toysp. 11
Developing Visual Perceptionp. 13
Simple Memory Gamesp. 14
Strengthening Hand Functionp. 15
Starting with Scissorsp. 16
Scissors - Tearing and Snippingp. 17
Primary school
Preparing for a New Schoolp. 20
Making a Story Boardp. 21
A Tool Kit for Classp. 22
Getting Off to a Good Startp. 24
Assembly Timep. 25
Working in a Groupp. 26
Gaining Organizational Skillsp. 27
Negative Behaviourp. 28
Coping with Changep. 29
Maintaining Self-Esteemp. 30
Teaching Time Conceptsp. 31
Managing Breaktimesp. 32
Playground Gamesp. 33
Lunchtimep. 34
The Classroom Seating Planp. 35
Improving Letter Formationp. 36
Better Letter Formation - Table-Top Ideasp. 37
Pencils and Pensp. 38
Finger Position - Getting a Gripp. 39
Starting on Concept Mappingp. 40
Using Scissors Correctlyp. 41
Using Scissors - Controlling Directionp. 42
Choosing Scissorsp. 43
Number Skillsp. 44
Learning Times Tablesp. 45
PE and Games - Adapting Sessionsp. 46
Giving Homeworkp. 47
Preparing for the Next Dayp. 48
School Tripsp. 49
Swimmingp. 50
Clubs and Activitiesp. 51
Sports Dayp. 52
Alternative Sports Daysp. 53
A Tool Kit for Ball Skillsp. 54
Games to Help Balancep. 55
Improving Shoulder Stabilityp. 56
On the Floorp. 57
Dodging Gamesp. 58
Catching and Throwing Gamesp. 59
Kicking Activitiesp. 60
PE and Number Workp. 61
Hand-Strengthening Gamesp. 62
Games for Memory and Visual Perceptionp. 63
Games to Aid Self-Care Tasksp. 64
Better Listening Skillsp. 65
Paying Attentionp. 66
Raising Self-Esteemp. 67
Sensory Awarenessp. 68
Secondary school
Moving to a Bigger Schoolp. 70
The Rulesp. 71
Travelling to Schoolp. 72
Getting Around Schoolp. 73
Personal Possessionsp. 74
The Timetablep. 75
Communication Between Teachersp. 76
Home-School Liaisonp. 77
Toiletsp. 78
Making Friendsp. 79
Peer Relationshipsp. 80
Games to Promote Friendship Skillsp. 81
Managing Negative Behaviourp. 82
Reducing Stress and anxietyp. 83
Examinationsp. 84
Classroom Layoutp. 85
Writing Skillsp. 86
Recording Informationp. 87
Time Managementp. 88
Using ICTp. 89
Recording Homeworkp. 90
Essay Writingp. 91
Concept Mapping on Paperp. 92
Concept Mapping Using Softwarep. 93
Mathematics and Toolsp. 94
Managing Mathematical Conceptsp. 95
Cookery and CDT Lessonsp. 96
A Visual Cookery Bookp. 97
Cookery with Mathematics and Sciencep. 98
Preparing for Team Gamesp. 99
Grading the Activityp. 100
Choosing Teamsp. 101
Teaching Games and Sportsp. 102
Non-Team-Based Gamesp. 103
Preparing for Transition - Interviews and Careersp. 104
On to College or Universityp. 105
Work Experiencep. 106
Appendixp. 107
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