Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump
Beating Dyspraxia with a Hop, Skip and a Jump : A Simple Exercise Program to Improve Motor Skills at Home and School
- Format: Paperback | 152 pages
- Dimensions: 156 x 232 x 10mm | 246g
- Publication date: 21 Dec 2014
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
- Language: English
- Edition: Revised
- Edition Statement: 2nd Revised edition
- Illustrations note: B&W photographs and diagrams
- ISBN10: 1849055602
- ISBN13: 9781849055604
- Bestsellers rank: 35,846
Geoff Platt's exercise program, tailored to help children with dyspraxia to overcome their symptoms, enjoy physical activities, and become as active as their friends and classmates, is now proven to be even more effective.
This revised edition outlines the fun and easy-to-teach program, which focuses on familiar activities such as running, jumping and ball play, and explains how regular exercise routines can reduce weakness and improve motor skills, such as balance, timing and coordination. It includes extra session plans, incorporates new research, and adds a secondary stage to the exercise program, teaching the skills of praxis, planning movement and improving skills.
This practical guide will be an essential resource for Physical Education teachers and non-specialist teachers of recreation and games classes who are looking to help children with dyspraxia to reduce weakness and improve motor skills, as well as parents.