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Is EPIC suitable for children with DCD/Dyspraxia?

This blog post was written by Sinead Rhodes, Claire Tai, Peter Wu and Penny Shutt We have been busy working on a pilot study to see if EPIC activities would be suitable for children with Dyspraxia/Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD). A pilot study is a small-scale study with a small number of children taking part –…

Co-production of the EPIC programme with children, parents, education and clinical professionals

The EPIC programme aims to improve thinking, learning and behaviour in neurodivergent children. EPIC focuses on understanding and supporting thinking difficulties, through psychoeducation and use of strategies. This understanding and support can help improve everyday life for neurodivergent children at home and school. The principles of EPIC such as a transdiagnostic individualised approach were developed…

Overcoming Barriers to Co- Production, A Parent Carer Perspective

I love co- production because it is a way of working where everyone around the table has an equal voice. When I talk about co-production, I mean it from a viewpoint of complete equity which includes removing barriers to maximize participation and paying and crediting people for their work. As a carer my most valuable…