This webinar is the first of four webinars. This webinar will provide an introduction to Dyspraxia/DCD and aims to provide SNAs with a greater understanding of the lives of children with Dyspraxia/DCD. This webinar also looks at how Dyspraxia/DCD can affect children in a variety of ways and how these factors may affect these children in the classroom. In this webinar there will be a focus on how Dyspraxia/DCD affects fine motor skills and practical strategies and ideas for helping children with handwriting difficulties.
Areas to be covered include: Defining and understanding DCD, The potential impacts of Dyspraxia/DCD can have for children, the importance of knowing each child, fine motor considerations and handwriting ideas and strategies.
Stephen 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 presented a wide range of webinars nationally, including the topic of Dyspraxia/DCD in schools. 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.
|Course Date||06-12-2021 6:00 pm|
|Course End Date||06-12-2021 7:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||23-06-2021|
|Cut off date||06-12-2021 4:00 pm|
|Speaker||Stephen Hodnett, Qualified Occupational Therapist & Primary Teacher|
|Location||ONLINE (via ZOOM)|