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  Course Details
Diagnosing, Assessment and Supporting Dyspraxia in Post-16 Education
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
In-depth: in-depth
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 5 Minutes: 0
  Event Address
Ambassadors Hotel
12 Upper Woburn Place
United Kingdom
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 712643
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 21/06/2018 - 21/06/2018
Times: 10:00 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 50
Delegate Price: GBP 155.00
SASC Ref.: PAT 15593-210618
   Audience Restriction
price advertised is for Patoss members non-members price is £185
   Course Summary
A course designed for specialist teachers/ assessors already conducting diagnostic assessment for post 16 students and who wish to extend their skills in the identification of Dyspraxia-DCD. It explores terminology, working definitions as a basis for the identification of dyspraxia
   Course Detail

The course is for specialist teachers/assessors who wish to develop their knowledge and practice in the identification of Dyspraxia/DCD in those who are aged sixteen years and above. The course will focus upon

Understanding the diagnostic classification of Dyspraxia/DCD

Understanding the core features of Dyspraxia/DCD and its impact upon the post 16 learner

The use of semi-structured interviews and checklists to gather diagnostic information

Detailed study of how the specific subtests currently used in the diagnostic assessment of Dyspraxia/DCD (WRIT, CTOPP2, SDMT, DASH 17+ and the BEERY VMI) contribute to a diagnostic picture of a Dyspraxia/DCD profile

The interpretation of the assessment data

Framing the conclusions and building recommendations for intervention

An exploration of how the recommendations may inform an effective support plan 

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
  • Assessors
  • If available delegates are requested to bring a copy of the Dyspraxia Guidance SASC-STEC 2013 which can be downloaded from the SASC website
   Learning Outcomes
  • • Explore the terminology - praxis, dyspraxia and developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD)
  • • Examine the diagnostic classification and guidance from the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee related to DCD/dyspraxia
  • • Explore the consequences of dyspraxia within the occupation of learner and beyond
  • • Identify the assessments required to formulate the identification and assessment of Dyspraxia/DCD
  • • Identify specific patterns within assessment results which may suggest Dyspraxia/DCD
  • • Understand how to frame conclusions and recommendations within their reports thereby meeting the guidelines of the DfES SpLD Working party report