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.
1. In the years before I had a clue what Dyspraxia was, my twin brother commented as I munched on a sandwich. He said I was eating it with the concentration and focus of someone trying to dismantle a bomb. To the untrained eye, there’s not much that goes into eating a BLT. To me, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More