Meeting The Needs Of Children With Dyspraxia / DCD - A 4 Part Webinar Series for SNAs - Thurs, 23 Sept, 7 Oct, 4 & 18 Nov @ 6pm
DATE: Thursday, 23 September, Thursday, 7 October, Thursday, 4 November & Thursday, 18 November 2021
TIME: 6pm - 7pm
This 4-webinar module aims to provide SNAs with a greater understanding of dyspraxia/DCD, how it may impact children and what we can do to meet these needs.
This module will review ideas, skills and strategies to help meet the needs of children with Dyspraxia/DCD in the school setting.
Webinar 1 - Thursday, 23 September 2021
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.
Webinar 2 - Thursday, 7 October 2021
Areas to be covered include: Balance and co-ordination, gross motor skills, the importance of movement breaks and practical mindfulness strategies.
Webinar 3 - Thursday, 4 November 2021
Areas to be covered include: Cognition and attention, Organisation skills and strategies, Executive functioning, The Co-Op approach and developing a growth mindset.
Webinar 4 - Thursday, 18 November 2021
Areas to be covered include: The importance of developing self-awareness as a foundational skill, understanding of our feelings and developing self-regulation, the changes in our senses and sensory processing and integration and a recap on the module.