This book explores the enabling role that parents can play in getting the best out of children who are seen as different or difficult . An extremely helpful book for both parents and professionals to read.
Watch here You Tube exercise video particularly suitable and fun for younger children.
Watch here Yoga adventures for children aged 3 +.
Watch here You Tube exercise video for slightly older children with more dance moves.
Watch here You Tube exercise video designed for older children who want a more serious fitness type workout.
Amazing website with loads of free exercise/movement videos for different ages
This website has some good ideas of activities to put in your movement break jar.
Younger children will enjoy these animal action cards, free printable download.
A programme which uses music and movement to introduce handwriting to children. Very useful in terms of ideas to help improve motor skills especially in Early Years.
Movement Matters is the UK umbrella organisation representing the major national groups concerned with children and adults with coordination difficulties.
This Canadian website has some very useful downloads and resources available for both teachers/professionals and parents.
National group committed to promoting awareness of dyspraxia in teaching and medical professions. Useful information and downloads available.
Written by an Australian occupational therapist this book describes the difficulties children with dyspraxia face and gives simple activities that can be carried out at home.
This is a short book, written by an occupational therapist, giving helpful suggestions and strategies for home.
This book is written by a teenager with dyspraxia. Very informative for teenagers and all those who are involved with them.
An engaging story about Stephen a boy with developmental coordination disorder. It offers constructive strategies and approaches.
A handwriting programme designed for children aged 8 – 13 years, whose handwriting is slow, illegible or lacking in fluency. This programme develops kinaesthetic awareness through multisensory activity and exercise.
Written by an occupational therapist specifically for teachers. It contains useful checklists, strategies and activities to support the child in school.
One of the most comprehensive and useful books on Dyspraxia. Written by a doctor and parent of a child with Dyspraxia. The book covers the age span from preschool to adulthood and has very useful information on strategies for home and school.