The Dyspraxia foundation is delighted to announce a range of webinars, ope to all. This one will be delivered on Weds 11th October 2017 by Gill Dixon, PGCE,MA,BHScHons,RGN . Gill is a published author, Trustee of the Df and Mother of two sons with the condition. She will be looking at self esteem and how it affects behaviour and introducing some strategies to help boost the way struggling children feel about themselves. It will last for 45 mins and is due to begin at 20.00hrs.
This toolkit was developed by the Dyspraxia Foundation.The toolkit offers a wealth of information and practical suggestions to help parents address the daily challenges experienced by children with dyspraxia/DCD at home, at school and in their leisure activities. The techniques and tools included in this toolkit will help parents/carers build their child’s independence and resilience, ensuring they can reach their potential in all areas of life. I is available in e format only.
Gill Dixon is an ex nurse, teacher, Author and Mother of two sons with Dyspraxia/DCD. She is also a Trustee of the Dyspraxia Foundation. here she looks at what dyspraxia/DCD is (and isn't) in an accessible, informative way and focuses on the positives. She also emphasises the need for empathy.
An excellent printable leaflet for those working in the post 16 sector. These look at concerns, the reasons that they occur and offer strategies/accommodations to support the student who displays these difficulties. Practical and easy to follow.
A comprehensive introduction to dyspraxia with quick and easy e- links to relevant information on the Dyspraxia Foundation website. The book covers, diagnosis, what dyspraxia is and isn't, its impact, movement difficulties, family issues, visual learning difficulties,support strategies and more. It features a unique and extremely valuable chapter on visual learning Difficulties. Only available as an E book.
Anxiety is a common and recurring theme amongst people with dyspraxia – a Dyspraxia Foundation survey in 2014 found that 40% of people with dyspraxia aged 13-19 years felt anxious ‘all the time’. Anxiety is the term we use to describe feelings of unease, fear or worry. It is a normal response to a frightening or unknown situation such as attending a job interview or preparing for exams. Feelings of anxiety can range from feeling slightly nervous to something completely debilitating unless it is