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    Occupational Therapy approaches - Practical Strategies for the Inclusion of Special Needs in Primary school,  is a highly practical resource for the primary years written by the authors of the successful  handbook 'Occupational Therapy approaches for Secondary Special Needs'
  • Written by a teenage dyspraxia, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them. Victoria Bigss talks about both the direct effects of her 'learning difference'- disorganisation, clumsiness and poor short term memory- and the other difficulties that she and fellow dyspraxics encounter, such as bullying, low self-esteem and loneliness. This is essential reading for anyone who seeks to know about the issues, from the dyspraxic's point of view.
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    Co-ordination Difficulties, Practical Ways Forward by Michele G. Lee-0 Co-ordination Difficulties, Practical Ways Forward by Michele G. Lee-0
    This book provides a straighforward explanation of different co-ordination difficulties. Checklists are provided for accurate assessment and time saving phocopiable questionnaires and proformas are included.
  • Developing Co-ordination-0 Developing Co-ordination-0
    This is just one of the books in the 'Differentiating for Inclusion' series. It targets seven key areas of challenge for children with development and co-ordination disorder ( dyspraxia). Helpful checklists and practical advice for creating classrooms suitable for children with co-ordination difficulties make this an ideal resource of the busy classroom teacher.
  • Target Ladders- Sensory processing, written by Ines Lawlor, addresses seven key aspects of challenge for children with sensory processing difficulties:
    • Visual
    • Auditory
    • Tactile
    • Movement and balance
    • Body awareness
    • Taste and smell
    • Interoception
    Helpful checklists and practical advice for supporting children with sensory processing difficulties make this an ideal resource for the busy primary teacher.  
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    Dyslexia Dyspraxia and Mathematics is written by Dorian Yeo, a teacher with many years experience of teaching mathematics to primary school dyslexic and dyspraxia children with a wide range of abilities. The book is designed to be a practical teaching guide. It offers detailed guidance and specific teaching suggestions to all specialist teachers, support teachers, or classroom teachers  who either directly teach mathematics to dyslexic and dyspraxia children or who support the mathematics teaching programmes for dyslexic and dyspraxia children.
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    This practical book provides teachers with techniques and suggestions to help dyslexic pupils. It is written by a team of experienced practitioners who work in a specialist school.
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    This is an essential resource for teachers, classroom assistants and special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) who help dyslexic and dyscalculic children with their understanding of mathematics.Written in an accessible style with a wide variety of illustrations, this practical book reveals helpful ways in which to tackle both simple and complex concepts with students of all ages.  
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    Fine Motor Skills-0 Fine Motor Skills-0

    Fine Motor Skills

    £15.26 £12.99
    This book of photocopiable activities contains materials that are carefully differentiated in order to aid progression in fine motor control, pencil skills, and hand-eye coordination.
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    Get Physical

    £22.99 £19.50
    This book, by Lois Addy, is subtitled, 'An inclusive therapeutic P.E. programme to develop motor skills'. It covers the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum programme of study for games and gymnastics.
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    How to increase the potential of students with DCD (DYSPRAXIA) in Secondary School-0 How to increase the potential of students with DCD (DYSPRAXIA) in Secondary School-0
    This book provides an insight into how DCD may affect students at Key Stages 3 and 4 and offers a range of practical strategies for supporting them. It also considers post-16 and vocational needs.
  • How to Understand and Support Children with Dyspraxia-0 How to Understand and Support Children with Dyspraxia-0
    This book is an invaluable resource for teachers, teaching assistants and therapists working with children with dyspraxia. It is written in a clear and accessible style and includes a wealth of ideas and practical strategies to help across the curriculum.
  • This book by Mary Colley is subtitled 'A Guide for Adults with Developmental Dyspraxia'. This resource aims to help dyspraxic adults tackle everyday situations that many people take for granted. It is full of practical advice from getting a diagnosis to learning how to manage household chores. It also addresses important issues such as self esteem. This revised edition includes up-to-date sections on claiming benefits, independent living and community care if necessary.
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    Amanda Kirby, in 'Mapping SEN', provides SENCOs, teachers and teaching assistants with a means of identifying and meeting pupils' special educational needs. She shows how to observe children and cluster symptoms to create tailored approaches for those who have more than one area of difficulty.
  • Sensory Circuits-0 Sensory Circuits-0
    This book by Jane Jarwood provides a practical guide to setting up your own Sensory Circuit programmes for children with poor concentration, fidgeting, excessive physical contact or overall lethargy. Sensory Circuits are a great way to energise or settle children into the school day. Suitable for all ages and abilities Sensory Circuits offer regular controlled input to specific sensory motor systems while promoting physical, social and emotional development.
  • This book, written by Jane Horwood, provides a practical guide to setting up your own Sensory Circuits programme. It includes information on:
    • sensory integration theory and the importance of successful sensory integration;
    • key sensory motor terminology to help you understand a child's difficulties and provide then with focused support;
    • sensory observation detective-work to enable you to identify children who might benefit from Sensory Circuits;
    • how to set up a Sensory Circuit, including issues such as staffing and equipment, and a large variety of activity ideas;
    • the review process to ensure your Sensory Circuit remains fresh, dynamic and fun;
    • a variety of sensory motor ideas to use in the classroom and beyond.
    Suitable for all ages and abilities, Sensory Circuits offers regular controlled input to specific sensory motor systems while promoting physical, social and emotional development.