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  Course Details
Assessing for Dyspraxia/ DCD in Adults
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Face to face
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: 24/01/2019 - 24/01/2019
Times: 10:00 - 16:15
No. of Delegates: 50
Delegate Price: GBP 163.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15644-240119
   Audience Restriction
members £163, non-members £198
   Course Summary
In June 2018 SASC introduced the Diagnostic Inventory for DCD (DIDA) for assessors and SpLD practitioners to identify a DCD profile in Adults. This workshop will provide an update in screening and assessing for DCD in adults and provide a review of latest research evidence
   Course Detail

The Diagnostic Inventory for DCD (DIDA) reflects the evidence-based research needed to identify Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) profile within an adult.

The workshop will discuss the importance of using the DIDA to establish the longitudinal nature of motor coordination difficulties combined with the non-motor impact such as executive function difficulties; lack of attention; anxiety and depression.

The DIDA will enable the assessor to establish where a motor coordination difficulty is the core of the barriers to life and learning, that is affecting the adult being assessed.

How to use the DIDA alongside psychometric tests to be used to support an assessment of DCD will also be explored in the course.

The workshop will also help the assessor identify ‘red flags'. If these ‘red flags' appear in the assessment process, the assessor would know to recommend that the adult should seek a medical examination.

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Assessment centers
  • the participants should be qualified assessors with a level seven qualification
  • Assessors working in either HE or FE and or conducting workplace assessments.
   Learning Outcomes
  • To identify a DCD profile in an adult
  • To apply up to date research to delegates assessment practice
  • To learn how to successfully use the Diagnostic Inventory for DCD (DIDA)
  • To understand how psychometric testing can support an assessment of DCD