Author: Lois Addy
Effective support for children with dyspraxia requires an understanding of this complex condition and the problems encountered by children with co-ordination and perceptual difficulties. How to understand and support children with dyspraxia is an invaluable resource for teachers, teaching assistants and therapists working with children in this area. Written in a clear and accessible style, it includes a wealth of ideas and practical strategies to help across the curriculum.
This book will:
Provide an understanding of the nature of dyspraxia
Outline the needs and difficulties of children with dyspraxia
Help you understand why children with dyspraxia have difficulties with co-ordination and perception
Offer ways to identify and recognise children with dyspraxia
Provide ideas for strategies and resources.
About the author:
Lois Addy is a paediatric occupational therapist and has over 20 years’ experience of working with children with dyspraxia. She currently works at York St John College, University of Leeds, as a senior lecturer in professional health studies.