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Planning SET sessions for children with DCD

Planning SET sessions for children with DCD



Dyspraxia/DCD affects approximately 1-in-10 children in Ireland. Dyspraxia/DCD impacts each child uniquely with areas impacted including gross and fine motor skills, balance, sensory regulation, balance, coordination and executive function.
This webinar aims to lay provide a structured approach to planning, developing and facilitating SET sessions with children with dyspraxia and DCD to best meet their needs.

This module will review the needs of children with dyspraxia/DCD, developing a session to meet these needs, strategies to help facilitate sessions and how to be flexible during these SET sessions.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Participants will have a greater understanding of Dyspraxia/DCD and the primary and secondary impacts it may have on children, including physical and psychosocial impacts
  • Participants will gain knowledge of strategies and supports to help most effectively engage children during session
  • Participants will gain knowledge of how to effectively plan and develop sessions for children with dyspraxia and DCD.

Facilitator: Stephen Hodnett

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 is currently working with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland as an OT as part of the POTTS programme with the University of Limerick. Stephen has also worked with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland on a number of other projects, including the development of the ‘Our say in our schools’ resource for schools by children with Dyspraxia/DCD.

Course Properties

Course Date 15-04-2024 5:00 pm
Course End Date 15-04-2024 6:00 pm
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Individual Price Free
Speaker Stephen Hodnett
Select Hours 1
Location Online
Categories Primary

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