Schools - SEN
In just eight weekly sessions, Speed Up! provides a multi-sensory course of help for any child aged 8-13 whose handwriting is illegible, slow or lacking in fluency. Poor handwriting hinders many children’s progress - right across the curriculum. Unfortunately, most handwriting schemes do little to help children who are struggling with this vital skill. Here, at last, is a new and highly effective approach. Developed by a leading paediatric occupational therapist and designed specifically for older children struggling with handwriting, Speed Up! gets to the root of writing difficulties by developing kinaesthetic awareness through multi-sensory activity and exercise.The programme includes: • a baseline assessment• clear, fully illustrated, photocopiable instruction sheets• an overview of the theory behind the practice • advice on identifying underlying causes of difficulty and how to tackle them. The sessions may be delivered by a teacher, teaching assistant, classroom assistant or therapist. The emphasis throughout is on enjoyment, building self-esteem and developing writing confidence. Contains 64 A4 pages.
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