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Can't play won't play : simply sizzling ideas to get the ball rolling for children with dyspraxia

Author: Sharon Drew; Elizabeth Atter
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Learning to roller skate or ride a bike should be an enjoyable experience, but for a child with dyspraxia (also known as developmental co-ordination disorder or DCD), these activities can lead to feelings of frustration and failure. 'Can't Play Won't Play' is packed with practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy activities that other children take for granted."--Back  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Drew; Elizabeth Atter
ISBN: 9781843106012 1843106019
OCLC Number: 156994591
Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ... usually a really good place to start! --
Can't play won't play --
Let's go swimming --
On your bike! --
Throwing, catching and bat and ball games --
Soccer crazy: can we kick it? Yes we can! --
Rugby: a game of up and under --
Skip to my lou --
'French' skipping ... Ooh La La! --
Get your skates on --
Bounce back: rebounding for fun and fitness --
'B' is for balance and ball --
Let's get physical --
Chill out.
Responsibility: Sharon Drew and Elizabeth Atter ; illustrations by Elizabeth Atter.
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This book is full of practical information, tips and hints to enable children with DCD to access and enjoy activities that other children take for granted. From football and rugby to swimming,  Read more...

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This book is unique because it focuses entirely on encouraging physical fitness through play and social activities, rather than on prescriptive exercises. Developing skills such as riding a bike, Read more...

 
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