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  • Considering A Late Diagnosis for Dyspraxia | Ivan Lewis - UK

    If you have decided to try for a diagnosis of DCD, here are some things to think over ahead of time:

    • Be prepared to revisit childhood behaviours when collecting evidence as dyspraxia is a lifelong condition.
  • Assistive Technology and Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment | Holly Morrow - UK

    Dyslexia Specialist and Creative Writing & Wellbeing Post-Grad, Holly Morrow, discusses how assistive technology is vital to creating an inclusive learning environment.
  • Celebrity Dyspraxic | Cara Delevingne

    28-year-old Cara Delevingne from the Uk is one of the world’s highest-paid models. Her acting career includes 2015’s indie hit Paper Towns, 2016’s ...
  • Celebrity Dyspraxic | Will Poulter

    Embed from Getty Images  28-year-old Will Poulter is a very well known British actor from London who has appeared on screen in many popular shows a...
  • Please stop calling my dyspraxia 'cute' | Krystal-Bella Shaw - UK

    I grew up in the 1990s and early 2000s, by this point dyspraxia was a known disorder, however, still widely unrecognised by key people who interact with young people (teachers, social workers etc). However, the people in my life assumed I was just "cute and clumsy" a term that actually really upsets me to hear.
  • 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.
  • Dyspraxic Parents Livestream

      On Saturday 20th March, Krystal-Bella Shaw hosted a live stream with four dyspraxic parents who each discussed their experiences and advi...
  • "I'm Not Drunk, I Have Dyspraxia" | Daye Dolina Allan - UK

    It goes without saying that the phrase "clumsy artist" evokes absolute and utter dread. Especially if you happen to be paying said artist hundreds of pounds to create a custom piece of artwork for you.
  • Requesting equipment & reasonable adjustments at work

    Receiving additional support at work can be a daunting thing to request, especially if you are concerned about how your workplace might react to this.

  • Graduating Despite Dyspraxia | Giorgio Antonello Tardio - UK

    After school I went to college to study Performing Arts. I was struggling in level 1 and my teacher wasn’t sure if I could handle it. I felt like this was my one chance to express myself and become more confident and involved with performing arts but feared I wouldn’t get to level 2.
  • Daddying while dyspraxic | John Lyon - UK (Scotland)

    I became a dad the year before last. I also suffer from the learning disability called Dyspraxia. The best way I can describe it is basically that you are always off balance. 
  • Growing Up With Dyspraxia | Rachel Tuplin -UK

    The first memory I have of dyspraxia-related struggles are from reception year at primary school (4-5 years old), and we were given puzzle booklets to complete over the duration of the term. The puzzles were yellow with red dots, intended to be traced over. The particular puzzle that I remember was a maze, and I was so perplexed by it.