Signs and Symptoms of Dyspraxia /DCD in the classroom

Signs and Symptoms of Dyspraxia /DCD in the classroom
Dr. Áine O’Dea will look at the signs of dyspraxia/DCD and conversation starters with parents/guardians to address these challenges.
We will discuss the experience of DCD for the child and the impact on learning and inclusion.
Dr A O Dea
Áine is an occupational therapist with over twenty years clinical and research experience and is one of Ireland’s foremost experts in Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). Áine was one of the recipients of the prestigious SPHeRE (HRB – Health Research Board) scholarship, during which she completed her doctoral studies in the area of DCD, examining both the most effective interventions to treat this disorder, and how to combat the negative impacts it has on inclusion and participation for young people. Áine is passionate about increasing awareness of DCD and ways to support parents, professionals and schools to promote the physical, social, emotional and academic potential of children with DCD.  Áine is a published author of several papers in high-impact journals, as well as being a contributor to other publications in the areas of occupational therapy, clinical supervision and parent/educator coaching. Áine lives and works in Limerick City, Ireland, where she is a full time mother to Amelie and Paul. Her hobbies include travel, yoga, cycling, swimming and reading and she is an active participant in local and national occupational therapy networks.            

Course Properties

Course date 05-09-2022 5:00 pm
End Date 05-09-2022 6:00 pm
Fee Free
Speaker Dr Áine O'Dea
Select Hours 1
Location Online


Sligo Education Centre

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