DYSPRAXIA AND ANXIETY: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? (PART TWO)

Welcome to part 2 of my investigation into dyspraxia and anxiety. I recently polled a Facebook group of dyspraxic adults to investigate how many of us experience anxiety. I was expecting there to be a few of us but the…

DYSPRAXIA & ANXIETY – STORIES FROM THE COMMUNITY (PART ONE)

Recently I polled a Facebook group of dyspraxic adults, asking who had struggled with anxiety previously. Five people said no, a hundred and thirteen said yes. I know that there are any number of factors confounding the validity of a…

TRAINING MY TRAINER

Personal training helped improve my coordination and concentration skills tenfold.  It helped me so much that I’ve now started my own journey to become a personal trainer, with the intention of working with people who have dyspraxia and Ronan, who…

APPG EVIDENCE SUBMISSION LETTER TEMPLATE

DISCLAIMER: WE ARE NOT AFFILIATED TO THE APPG FOR DYSPRAXIA AND THE BELOW DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OFFICIAL GUIDANCE. WE, DYSPRAXIC CIRCLE HAVE CREATED THE BELOW TO HELP ASSIST MEMBERS OF THE DYSPRAXIC COMMUNITY TO SUBMIT THEIR EVIDENCE SHOULD THY LIKE…

OPINION: WHAT CLAUSE 17 MEANS FOR DYSPRAXIA & THE NHS

  Considering the fact that the House Of Commons twitter account deleted their tweet relating to Clause 17, you may be wondering what it even is. In their own words, this is what it is:  “The New Clause intended to…

THE ‘DSYPRAXIC HELP 4 U’ COLUMN #1

My name is Billy a 30-year-old from Kent, I was first diagnosed with Dyspraxia as a child in 1994, which resulted in provisions being made at school such as being supported by the Special Educational Needs (SEN) team and receiving…

DYSPRAXIC ZOOM IN LOCKDOWN

My name is Tom and during Lockdown 2020 I have become somewhat addicted to Zoom. The idea of using Zoom to bring Dyspraxic folk together, in our case, was pioneered by Pete Guest. Pete previously ran some sessions, long before…

THE BIG INTERVIEW: SIMEON WRIGHT, DYSPRAXIC YOGA TEACHER

1) When were you first diagnosed with Dyspraxia and how did you feel about being diagnosed? Well to be entirely honest I’m not officially diagnosed more self diagnosed. However once I found out by scrolling down a dyspraxia checklist off…

BIG INTERVIEW: JESSICA WILBERFORCE, AUTHOR

Jessica Wilberforce is a self-diagnosed Dyspraxic, mother to a Dyspraxic son and an author with two novels to her name. We checked in with her during lockdown to learn a bit about her and the books she has written so…

REMOTE WORKING AND DYSPRAXIA

All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born. In his poem Easter 1916 WB Yeats wrote this line. As someone who has been commuting last the last 13 years between college and work this line has gained more value…

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