A practical online guide for parents and teachers
Your child has been diagnosed with a movement disorder (low muscle tone, DCD/dyspraxia, joint hypermobility) and you are looking for help with understanding your child's difficulties and wanting to know what you can do to help your child.
These are tricky questions. Taking time to read these articles will provide some answers and suggestions for the way forward.
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How can I help my child?
Attention, behavior and motivation
Making a plan and formulating goals
The 15-minutes-a-day-challenge and identifying goals
Get some perspective; identify tasks your child has mastered and those that are not-yet mastered
Everyday and school routines and goals checklist
A list of common tasks children encounter in their everyday lives
School tasks checklist
All the tasks a child needs to master to participate fully in the classroom
Exercises and activity instructions
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Effective coaching: tips for training
How to motivate a reluctant child
With links to PDF downloads (where available)
A full list of programs and activities
The SfA Fitness and Coordination Guide home page
All the information you need to be your child's coach and advocate
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