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Pete launched Dyspraxia & Life in October 2018 after discovering a community of people online just like him with voices to be heard and stories to be told. He was born premature with his twin and weighed 1.5lbs after his placenta stopped working and began starving in the womb. Despite his parents' best efforts to get him assessed for Dyspraxia in primary school, no one would listen and was told he would 'catch up'. Pete remains un-assessed. Pete is 32 and lives in Essex, recently wed and lives with wife and his very mischievous but ever-so cute dog Ted.

GROWING UP AND THE REASON I’M DOING THIS

Why am I doing this? Why am I running website and a platform for adult Dyspraxics to tell their stories and share their experiences with the outside world. When I pressed enter to post that Facebook post on a Dyspraxia Facebook group telling people my plans the response was overwhelmingly positive. A few, suspicious and […]

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DYSPRAXIA: RUNNING WITH A METAPHOR

When I first realised I was Dyspraxic it was a huge eye opener to me, I began to view the things I found a daily challenge in a whole new light, the self-blame is attached to my struggle almost evaporated. For much of my life I lived it with a sense of victimhood. I felt […]

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WORRY, A BUSY MIND AND LEARNING TO COPE

Pete talks about his anxiety, self-consciousness and shyness and strategies he uses to manage his worrying.

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THREE LESSONS I’LL NEVER FORGET

Pete takes us back to an experience in primary school that he will never, ever forget.

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THE DAY I TOLD THE WORLD I WAS DYSPRAXIC

Dyspraxia & Life founder Pete shares the Facebook post in which he tells his friends and family that he has lived with Dyspraxia his whole life.

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