• Changing the Narrative on Verbal Dyspraxia

    Dyspraxia or DCD (developmental coordination disorder) has had more than its fair share of causing issues in my daily life. What has impacted me the most regarding my dyspraxia, is the verbal element, sometimes specifically called verbal dyspraxia.
  • Dyspraxia in the summer heat

    Hello there! As someone living with dyspraxia, a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting my coordination and sensory processing, I often find that my...
  • The importance of including self-diagnosed people in online communities

    Online communities have become an integral part of our daily lives, providing platforms for people to connect, share experiences, and seek support. However, in order to foster inclusive environments, it is crucial that these communities embrace and accept neurodivergent individuals, including those who may not possess an official diagnosis but identify themselves as such. 
  • Preparing for the Shift from Summer to Autumn

    As the warmth of summer fades away and nature prepares for a new phase, the transition from summer to autumn brings forth a whirlwind of changes. With the shift in seasons, our mental health can be subtly influenced, which may leave some feeling unsettled or affected emotionally. To navigate these changes and maintain a sense of well-being, it is essential to understand how this transition can impact our mental health and equip ourselves with effective coping strategies.
  • Mental Health impacts of Dyspraxia in women

    Verbal dyspraxia impacts on accessing mental health services for both men and women causes challenges. Women are up to 82% more likely to be mis/undiagnosed putting women at a greater risk of mental health issues.

     Developmental coordination disorder, commonly known as dyspraxia, is a neurological disorder that affects the ability to plan and coordinate physical movements.

  • Impact of social expectations for dyspraxic men

    For some dyspraxic men, struggling with sports and coordination can lead to feelings of shame, embarrassment, and low self-esteem. This can contribute to a negative self-image and feelings of inadequacy, which can have a significant impact on mental health due to gendered social pressures.
  • Is an Adult Dyspraxia/DCD NHS diagnosis possible?

    We have interviewed several dyspraxic adults to share how different each person's experiences are and what some of the similarities may be. No two ...
  • Dyspraxia and Cutlery | Written by Alys Wilfred Earl

    Alys Wilfred Earl writes about their experiences as a dyspraxic person with using cutlery and offers some great advice and presents a list of tools that may be useful for others.
  • The Trick To Planning A New Years Resolution That Will Last! | by Joel Francis

    As the end of 2021 and the start of 2022 approaches, many of us are looking forward to new life experiences and changes. For most people, this usually means creating a New Year's Resolution to help them achieve a lifestyle shift or push them to achieve something they have wanted to do for a long time. The idea behind a resolution at this time of year is that it is a new year and another chance to change something within a person's life that they can then carry on throughout 2022. 
  • Managing A Busy Festive Home | By Melanie Steel

    It’s the most wonderful time of year… and also, for many of us neurodiverse individuals, the most stressful.

    Suddenly, on top of all the other day to day stressors (Balancing home, life, family and work whilst attempting to carve out some time for ourselves) we now have a whole host of festivities we are expected to plan and execute to insta worthy levels of perfection. It’s a lot. It’s probably too much.

  • Mental Health Matters

    May was a very important month for mental health. The month of May celebrates mental health awareness month, mental health awareness day, and National teen self-esteem month.