Working with Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: Strategies and advice for SNA’s

Working with Children with Dyspraxia/DCD: Strategies and advice for SNA’s

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 Details

Course Start Date / Time 10-03-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 10-03-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 50
Cut off date 10-03-2021 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Stephen Hodnett
Location Zoom Webinar
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