A list of websites from organisations working to support people with DCD (also called Dyspraxia):
Dyspraxia Foundation – click on the “About Dyspraxia” tab for information about this disorder and how it affects learning and everyday life.
Mindroom – website with information about various conditions that can affect learning including DCD, ADHD and Dyslexia
NHS Choices – Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (dyspraxia) in children – NHS overview including description, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment
Iris Grace is a little girl on the autism spectrum. She has a talent for painting, and a cat called Thula. Between them, painting and Thula have made a dramatic difference to Iris Grace’s life.
Jackie Stewart describes himself as an “extreme dyslexic”, but he has been incredibly successful, in spite of his miserable experience at school. Watch this BBC video for his insights and advice.
We’re learning to code with some of our pupils, and thoroughly enjoying ourselves!
But coding is a HUGE subject, so it can be hard to know where to begin. This infographic from code.org navigates the maze, and helps young people channel their effort into learning what’s most useful.
With imagination, love and consistent support, this shows what’s possible for autistic people:
Bill and his son, Chris, are challenging the stereotypes of autism and bringing hope to other families coping with the disorder.(Via andrewsolomon.com)
Posted by Upworthy on Wednesday, 3 February 2016