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New cbeebies programme - help with dyspraxia

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topsmart Thu 01-Mar-12 14:48:34

Forgive the shameless self- (well, DH) promotion, but my DH has been heavily involved with a new telly programme which I thought MNetters who are parents of children with movement/coordination disorders such as dyspraxia should hear about. I promise I am a regular! I'm just very proud of him and want the programme to do well smile

On Monday at 5:25pm on cbeebies, Tree Fu Tom will air. It'll be on Mondays-Fridays. It's a new action adventure series featuring a young boy, Tom, who travels into a magical world. Whenever he comes up against a problem, he asks children watching to help him create movement magic by moving along with him at home.

The idea is to get kids moving and the spell movements have been created in partnership with experts from the Dyspraxia Foundation. The aim is to help with all children's physical development and coordination, but in particular it should help children with movement/coordination disorders.

You can see more about it either on the BBC website or on the Foundation's website: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/

The programme looks absolutely amazing (well, I would say that!) and it has David Tennant and Sophie Aldred doing the main characters' voices.

I am sure DH would love to hear feedback from MNers; he knows how much I value this site and the collection wisdom here!
(I should point out that I am posting this purely in my own capacity as a DW and this is not on behalf of the BBC.)
And do let me know if this is not the best SN section in which to post this.

Thank you smile

row78 Tue 03-Apr-12 19:48:02

My son loves this programme! I didn't know the magic spells were specifically for dyspraxia, I'll do them with my son next time, thanks and let your hubby know his show has a big fan.

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