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Managing the Transition from Primary to Secondary School for Families of Children with Dyspraxia/DCD

Managing the Transition from Primary to Secondary School for Families of Children with Dyspraxia/DCD

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This webinar looks at the changing environments and challenges facing children with Dyspraxia/DCD during the transition from primary school to secondary school. The webinar aims to provide families with a greater understanding of the challenges their child may face during this transition. Pro-active planning and preparation will also be discussed.

Areas to be covered include:

·       Reviewing new expectations and potential challenges children may face as they transition to secondary school.

·       Ideas on how you and your child can prepare for these transitions.

·       Strategies to help children adapt and succeed in their new surroundings.

·       Discussion of the potential supports available during this transition.

Objectives:

·       Participants will have a greater understanding of the challenges associated with the transition to secondary school.

·       Participants will develop knowledge of a number of pro-active strategies to help their child plan and prepare for the transition to secondary school.

·       Participants will have a knowledge of a number of strategies and teaching techniques to aid the student with Dyspraxia/DCD in the new Secondary classroom setting.

Participants will have developed awareness of the supports and resources available to assist during the transition process.

Facilitator: Stephen Hodnett

Bio: 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 worked with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland and their members in recent times, including the development of the ‘Our say in our schools’ resource for schools by children with Dyspraxia/DCD. 

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Course Properties

Course Date 19-05-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date 19-05-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 500
Individual Price Free
Select Hours 1
Location Online

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  • Limerick
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