September 1, 2017

Dyspraxia Treatment

dyspraxia treatment

Dyspraxia treatment normally consists of 8 weekly or fortnightly sessions. Each treatment session takes approximately one hour and parents are asked to stay during the session and join in with some of the activities. It is advised that the child wears a T-shirt, shorts and gym shoes for each session.

These treatment sessions are supplemented by a daily home programme of exercises, games and activities (generally taking no longer than 20 minutes each day).

Treatment consists of specific exercises and activities to improve the underlying causes of a child’s challenges (which would have been highlighted in the Dyspraxia Assessment). Therapeutic exercises, games and activities can be targeted at improving:

  • gross motor skills
  • fine motor skills
  • co-ordination
  • primitive reflex integration
  • spatial awareness
  • sequencing
  • interpretation
  • visual & verbal recall
  • bilateral integration
  • midline crossing
  • handwriting skills
  • motor planning
  • organisational skills
  • directional awareness
  • social skills
  • eye-hand/foot co-ordination
  • ball skills

I use a combination of the following treatment methods and physiotherapeutic techniques to treat children with Dyspraxia / Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD):

Treatment sessions take place at the child’s home or school within Kent (United Kingdom) and are priced at £50 for 1 hour.

dyspraxia treatment