Dyspraxia

Special People Special Ways

“Share a joke or a dream. Make someone feel good. We need laughter, hugs, and to be understood . . . Though we seem different, inside we’re the same. Our hearts are for caring, no matter our name.” Arlene Maguire’s delightful rhymes combine with Sheila Bailey’s rich watercolor illustrations to take the reader on a …

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How to Understand and Support Children with Dyspraxia

With more than 20 years experience, Lois Addy emphasizes the importance of understanding dyspraxia so that effective support can be given to children with coordination and perception difficulties. The author presents a series of ideas and strategies to support this special group of children. Dyspraxia, Dyspraxic Children, Special Abilities, Special Needs, Guide, Strategies, Support, School

You’re So Clumsy Charley

This illustrated children’s story explains what it feels like to be a child who is different from other children. Charley seems to keep getting into trouble all the time for doing things wrong. While not labelled in the story, Charley has a specific learning difficulty. In particular, he shows dyspraxic tendencies such as clumsiness. It …

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Le défi de Loik : la dyspraxie

Assis par terre au fond de la cour d’école, je regarde les autres enfants. J’aimerais jouer avec eux, mais ils ne veulent pas, car je ne suis pas très bon au ballon. En classe, je ne tiens pas correctement mon crayon et je salis mes cahiers à force d’effacer. Les cours d’arts plastiques sont un …

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Can’t Play Won’t Play: Simply Sizzling Ideas to get the Ball Rolling for Children with Dyspraxia

Learning to roller skate or ride a bike should be an enjoyable experience, but for a child with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD, also known as dyspraxia), these activities can lead to frustration and failure. Can’t Play Won’t Play is full of practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy …

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Emily’s Sister: A Family’s Journey With Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder

Emily’s sister is different from other children she knows. She seems to struggle with things most of us just do naturally. In this delightfully illustrated story, based upon real family experiences, Emily discovers how to understand and help her sister live a happier life. This story, written by the parent of a child with Dyspraxia …

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My Friend Josh has Dyspraxia

A picture book to help children understand dyspraxia. Narrated by a friend, the book talks about how dyspraxia affects Josh at school and at home. Dyspraxia is a common condition that affects a child’s coordination as well as organization and processing. This simple book explains dyspraxia, using a child narrative. While it explains the difficulties …

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