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Author: amy-boland

Amy is a trainee teacher from Birmingham who has not been formally diagnosed with Dyspraxia but shows many traits.

DYSPRAXIA IN FEMALES: A LOOK AT UNDER-DIAGNOSIS

Amy Boland It was a hot summer’s day in May 2006 when I had finished my final SATS paper, I blew the steam away from my pencil and gazed outside, my eyes opening wide at the prospect of a lovely, bright summer awaiting, no more exams and no homework, bliss! Or so one would think, […]

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OPINION: CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND SENSORY ISSUES.

In a personal opinion piece, Amy tells us about her sensory issues and Christmas shopping do not mix well and how she believes the high street can and should do more.

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Johnny English Strikes Again

Johnny English strikes again. I found it most interesting and wonderful that I saw this hilarious comedy on Dyspraxia awareness week. As I am sat cosying up in my plush, comfy seat, I hear the roar of laughter surround me. He clambers around just like the rest of us. I do not want to give […]

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SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER – I HATE HAND DRYERS

In this article I am going to discuss sensory processing disorder, or really, how sensory processing disorder affects me.  What a lot of people do not know is that dyspraxia can often but not always come in hand with various other conditions, including: Autism, ADHD, dyslexia and sensory processing disorder. My focus is on the […]

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PONDERINGS ON MY OWN EDUCATION

Amy reflects on her own education as she prepares to start her teacher training.

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