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By Madeleine Portwood

A lot examine has fascinated by dyslexia and co-ordination. This e-book examines the literature and offers a framework to help scholars with dyslexia, not just in the course of PE classes yet in much less established environments, for instance in the course of holiday time while scholars usually are excited by sporting events.

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Beanbags and quoits are probably not quite heavy enough to overcome the associated movements and bring arms down to the side of the body. 2). It is important that inappropriate movements in these basic skills are corrected. 3. Introduce an element of speed. Select movements from (2) and encourage the child to move more quickly. 53 Dyslexia and Physical Education Support: With young children and those who have difficulty maintaining their position in space, it is useful to mark areas on the floor with instructions for the direction of travel.

Quite clearly, this has huge implications for the development of physical skills. If the time taken to acquire skills is so much greater, the element of ‘trial and error’ must be overcome. 8 30 Activities for Children in the Nursery achieved by providing a school-based motor programme that focuses on the development of balance, coordination and perceptual skills (possible areas of difficulty) while still allowing the child to progress with ‘ motor skills’, those least likely to be affected. Returning to the discussion that began in the introduction to this book, do children with dyslexia necessarily have problems with Physical Education?

6 beanbags, one in either hand. Good static balance of 10+ seconds is now achieved. 7). The child on the left in this picture is showing associated arm movements. She, too, will achieve more competent balance skills if she is given beanbags or a large ball to hold. As skills develop, the leg can be raised higher. 8). 9). Support: Steady the child by holding the elbow of the opposing arm. 10). 5. From standing position, balance on one leg and bend the knee of the other. 11) then move on to ‘high knee’ lifting.

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