Dyspraxia: The Current Reality in Mainstream Schools and Implications for Classroom Practice


  • Treasa Kirk


Dyspraxia, Mainstream Schools, Classroom Practice, GLD, MGLD, Mild General Learning Disabilities, Intervention Strategies


The author describes a study which examined the incidence of dyspraxia among mainstream primary school children in the west of Ireland. Definitions and educational characteristics of dyspraxia are discussed, and the impact of dyspraxia on primary school children is explored. The identification, underlying causes and diagnosis of dyspraxia are outlined. Information gleaned from the study is analysed with a view to developing intervention strategies to enhance provision for children with dyspraxia in primary schools.


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How to Cite

Kirk, T. (2021). Dyspraxia: The Current Reality in Mainstream Schools and Implications for Classroom Practice. REACH: Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland, 19(1), 31–44. Retrieved from https://reachjournal.ie/index.php/reach/article/view/152