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Beating dyspraxia with a hop, skip and a jump : a simple exercise program for home and school

Author: Geoff Platt
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.
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Children with dyspraxia often have reduced motor skills including balance, timing and coordination. It is no wonder then, that they will do everything in their power to avoid gym class! By encouraging children with dyspraxia to take part in an easy and fun exercise program, teachers and parents can help them to overcome their symptoms and enjoy physical activities. Geoff Platt's highly effective program aims to  Read more...
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Platt, Geoff, 1955-
Beating dyspraxia with a hop, skip and a jump.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011
(DLC) 2010042008
(OCoLC)669122300
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Platt
ISBN: 9780857004161 0857004166 1283146118 9781283146111
OCLC Number: 753976840
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is dyspraxia? --
The causes of dyspraxia --
The importance of exercise --
The basics of the human musculoskeletal system --
Why it works --
The exercises and session plans --
What you can do to support a child during the exercises --
Meet some 'graduates' of the program.
Responsibility: Geoff Platt.

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Geoff Platt's effective program aims to improve fitness by focusing on familiar activities such as running, jumping and ball play. This book demonstrates how exercise routines that are tailored  Read more...

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The author describes muscle weakness as one of the major causes of dyspraxia and gives practical, easy, and fun, exercises to build strength and endurance and at the same time, confidence. -- Sensory Read more...

 
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