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ERIC Number: EJ852145
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0268-2141
Motor Processing Difficulties: Guidance for Teachers in Mainstream Classrooms
McMurray, Sharon; Drysdale, Jill; Jordan, Glenda
Support for Learning, v24 n3 p119-125 Aug 2009
Difficulties in motor processing are often seen in children with specific literacy difficulties. Indeed many children with dyslexia may also have a diagnosis of dyspraxia. This article seeks to increase understanding of difficulties in motor processing and to provide practical advice to teachers to assist in identification of such difficulties. It will examine a range of presenting issues in the classroom, but with a primary focus on handwriting. Drawing on the experience of the authors and literature in this area, practical strategies are offered that may be implemented by teachers in mainstream classrooms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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