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Author: sophie-goldsbury

Sophie is a legal secretary and lives in Dublin, Ireland. She was diagnosed with dyspraxia in childhood.

SO YOU THINK DYSPRAXIA IS JUST CLUMSINESS?

This piece was written by our lovely Irish contributor Sophie and first published on her fantastic facebook page ‘Personal Training with Dyspraxia’ which chronicles are adventures in the gym.   GROSS MOTOR CO-ORDINATION SKILLS (LARGE MOVEMENTS): Poor balance. Difficulty in riding a bicycle, going up and down hills Poor posture and fatigue. Difficulty in standing […]

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10 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT DYSPRAXIA

Here are a few of the most common misconceptions about Dyspraxia that I have heard, even up as far as last week. 1.  “I thought you just grew out of that as you get older.” Dyspraxia is defined as a lifelong neurological disorder.  This means that while challenges can very well be managed with the […]

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10 THINGS I’D GO BACK AND TELL A 10 YEAR OLD ME

Sophie shares with us 10 things she would love to go back in time and tell a 10 year old version of herself about living with Dyspraxia in adulthood.

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WHY DYSPRAXICS IN IRELAND NEED MORE SUPPORT

Sophie talks about how she believes adult Dyspraxics in ireland need more support.

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DYSPRAXIA AND PERSONAL TRAINING

Legal secretary Sophie talks about her exercise adventures and how working out and dyspraxia mix.

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