Developing strategies and interventions to support the needs of learners with Dyspraxia.
This easy to access online workshop is highly recommended teachers and SENDCos responsible for the educational development of SEN/Deaf earners with Dyspraxia. It’s designed to improve understanding of Dyspraxia and promote the development of intervention strategies designed to support learners with Dyspraxia and help them achieve the best educational outcome possible.
About this course
A valuable online workshop designed to help teaching professionals to understand what dyspraxia is and how they can put interventions in place to meet the needs of learners who are affected by it.
Complex neurological disorders, including Dyspraxia, are often reported to be more prevalent amongst Deaf people, which is why we believe it’s important to cover these in the suite of courses and resources we offer.
Dyspraxia is a Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) which affects organisation and planning of physical movement. The essential feature is the impairment of motor function that significantly interferes with academic achievement or activities of daily living.
Deaf/SEN learners who have Dyspraxia will naturally find learning in school extremely demanding. This online course has been designed to help teaching professionals to identify and understand Dyspraxic behaviours and put effective interventions in place to support the complex needs of learners coping with this challenging disorder.
What does this ‘Dyspraxia’ workshop cover?
This engaging on-demand workshop is designed to help teaching professionals understand and respond to the challenges facing Deaf/SEN learners with Dyspraxia and includes:
- Strategies and interventions for use in school, including maths, reading, writing, homework, getting changed, planning, recording, resourcing etc.
- Helping learners to adapt to new situations.
- Setting up the classroom for learners with Dyspraxia.
- Using visuals for learners with Dyspraxia.
- A range of physical exercises for Dyspraxia.
- Using special interests to connect with the learner.
- Helping learners with Dyspraxia to develop organisational skills.
What outcomes can you expect from this course?
By the end of this engaging workshop, you’ll have a clearer understanding of how to support learners with Dyspraxia in a range of ways, including:
- Putting effective teaching strategies in place.
- Creating simple and clear visual communications such as visual timetables.
- Considering individual learner’s needs.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for teaching professionals including TODs, SENDCos and school leaders.
Who will you learn with?
Andrew Whitehouse MSpEd, CPSE, (PGCert) BAHons QTS, People First Education.
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