Motor Coordination Difficulties
- recognise and describe the main features of motor learning difficulties
- understand definitions of dyspraxia and developmental coordination disorder
- describe the normal process of motor skills development
- describe the role of professionals in assessment
- provide a sample assessment profile and record form
- describe the process of motor skill acquisition
- introduce a range of techniques for teaching motor skills
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Feedback from our participants
“"I have come to realise that MCD affects a wide range of children and in various ways. I have realised that for children with motor difficulties it is a struggle to carry out everyday tasks that we take for granted, such as sitting still when in class or pencil control. I am now more aware of the importance of identifying MCD at an early age.
UK | Dec 2012
“In relation to the students I work with, I now have a much better understanding of the impact MCD can have on their emotional and behavioural well-being and how their social skills can also be greatly affected. I have also been able to see some similarities between the characteristics of MCD and those of my own specialism: dyslexia.
UK | Jun 2010
“The issue that had most impact on me was my total ignorance of 'Motor Co-ordination Difficulties' as a condition in itself. I moved from a position of 'How is this relevant to me?' to 'This is relevant to anyone who works with children.' This represents a major adjustment in my attitude and understanding.
UK | Mar 2015