This webinar looks at how Dyspraxia/DCD can affect children in a variety of ways and how these factors may affect these children in the classroom. It aims to provide SNA with a greater understanding of the lives of children with Dyspraxia/DCD as well as practical strategies and ideas to address these needs in an inclusive manner.
Areas to be covered include: Defining and understanding DCD, Child experiences, Representations and manifestations, sensory integration and processing and strategies to address areas such as handwriting, fine motor skills, emotional regulation and organisation.
Learning objectives - By the end of the webinar:
• Participants will have a greater understanding of Dyspraxia/DCD and the varying impacts it may have on children’s school and occupational performance
• Participants will have developed tools to help inclusively meet students with Dyspraxia’s needs throughout the school day
• Participants will have a knowledge of a number of strategies and techniques to aid the student with Dyspraxia/DCD in the classroom setting
Facilitator: Stephen Hodnett is a qualified occupational therapist and primary school teacher with over 10 years’ experience in the classroom, working in both mainstream and SEN settings. Stephen has worked with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland and their members in recent times, including the development of the ‘Our say in our schools’ resource for schools by children with Dyspraxia/DCD.
Successful registrants will be emailed with a zoom code in advance of the training.
|Course Start Date / Time||10-03-2021 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date / Time||10-03-2021 8:00 pm|
|Cut off date||10-03-2021 11:00 am|