• 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.
  • Why does the autism community reject the puzzle piece and autism speaks charity

    The autistic community has been increasingly vocal about its opposition to the organisation known as Autism Speaks, which claims to advocate and support autistic individuals and their families. However, many autistic individuals and their allies argue that the organization's actions and rhetoric perpetuate harmful stereotypes and contribute to the marginalization of autistic people.
  • Dyspraxic and neurodivergent people are the pillars that hold the creative industries aloft

    "When you really look into it, dyspraxic and neurodivergent people are the pillars that hold the creative industries aloft. If it wasn't for us the world would be really boring." Gary Clark, 31, is a Freelance writer from England who was diagnosed with Dyspraxia in 1998.
  • 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.
  • Universal Credit sanction impacts on disabled people

    Disabled and risk people are risk losing their benefits under new Universal Credit sanctions announced by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today.
  • Celebrity Dyspraxic Bridgerton star, Adjoa Andoh

    Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh, who portrays Lady Danbury in the Regency period drama, spoke about how she and one of her daughters are dyspraxic.
  • Government plans to scrap student loans for students with lower grades

    It was recently announced that students who do not obtain a passing grade in Maths or English GCSE may be blocked from taking out student loans under new Government plans aimed at tightening controls on higher education in the. This news has sparked outrage across the whole of the UK, especially within communities for those who have a learning difficulty and/or learning disability, as well as those in other minority groups.

  • THE POSITIVE ASPECTS OF DYSPRAXIA | Written by Charis Gambon

    I personally felt that the only aspects of Dyspraxia you hear about are the negative
    aspects and I did not feel that it was a fair portrayal of us as Dyspraxic individuals.
  • Employment tribunals linked to Neurological Conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and dyspraxia up by a third

    The number of employment tribunals relating to neurological conditions such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and dyspraxia are up by a third in the last year.

  • Dyspraxic Pageant Queen, Adrianne Robinson shares her accomplishments as Miss Inspiration Ambassador UK 2021

    Robinson is 29 years old, and she is the pageant Queen that currently holds the current Title Miss Inspiration Ambassador UK 2021.  She will compete for the main title of Miss Inspiration UK in June 2022.  Robinson works full time in the NHS as a clinical apprentice and has Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, and a visual impairment. She has been volunteering with different organisations since the age of 15. Additionally, Adrianne Robinson fundraises for her community, with events such as (but not limited to) the sleepout during 2021 with YMCA, food bank donations, and during covid-19 became an NHS First Responder. She also has a podcast called #fiercefootforwardx which explores volunteering.