How To Increase the Potential of Students with DCD (Dyspraxia) in Secondary School
This highly accessible book provides readers with an insight into how DCD (dyspraxia) may affect students at Key Stages 3 and 4, and offers a wide range of practical strategies for supporting them and increasing their potential. The book includes direct quotations from teenagers with DCD who reveal candidly the issues they face during their secondary-school years.
This book will inspire you to:
• understand the unique needs of young people with DCD
• understand why young people with DCD have difficulty with perceptual and motor planning
• appreciate the impact of DCD on learning and the ways in which students may be supported
• consider the influence of peer pressure and puberty on DCD
• consider post-16 and vocational training needs.
Contains photocopiable resources and ideas and materials for in-service training.
Paperback. Contains 64 A4 pages.
Lois Addy is the Specialist Lead for Specific Learning Difficulties in North Yorkshire and a national and international consultant. She has over 30 years’ experience in working with children with SEN and takes a particular interested in children with dyspraxia.
Contents include: Context. Common questions about DCD (dyspraxia). Understanding DCD and how it affects learning. Assessment at Key Stages 3 and 4. Practical issues. Curricular issues. Pastoral care. Post-16 and vocational planning. References.