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Ian was diagnosed with dyspraxia in 2018, aged 57. He was diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder a few years earlier. Ian lives in Croydon in south London and works as a civil servant

Dyspraxia & Anxiety – A year long perspective

I’m starting this post on the first anniversary of receiving the report of my assessment for Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), the clinical term for dyspraxia. My report was very conclusive:
 ‘He demonstrated great difficulties with coordinating gross motor skills, fine motor skills, balance, visual-motor skills and sensory processing. These significantly impact on his ability to participate […]

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My Dyspraxia Development

I’m going to talk about my experiences of dyspraxia during two very different periods of my life. The first period was when I was at boarding school in The 1970s. The school placed a lot of emphasis on the sport which was a nightmare for me. My physical coordination is appalling. My inability to move […]

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