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THE DYSPRAXIC LANDSCAPE

As a community we’re really diverse and no two of us are exactly the same. We’re affected differently and to varying degrees by a condition that is the very devil to define and describe (especially so given our condition). We’ve…

Dyspraxia Diagnosis; would you? Should you?

I’ve always felt ‘different’, often a bit of an outsider looking in, and never really understood why. At school, I found that when left doing something such as reading or research, basically anything working alone, I’d be happy, but when…

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,…

WHY THE PUSH FOR DYSPRAXIA AWARENESS IS SO IMPORTANT

I was recently invited to attend the “Is it me of my DCD?” summit held by Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland and I met some very interesting people. One common theme I found with this event was how long it has taken a…

DYSPRAXIA & ME

I was officially diagnosed around the age of 10 year old, extensive tests, scans and consultations to determine what was “wrong” with me. As a child it’s daunting, you are going through things that other people your age are not,…

HOW I MADE SENSE AT 31

I was 31 years old when I was diagnosed with Dyspraxia. Not as late as some, but certainly not soon enough for anyone, by any stretch! The reason why I found out at that age is because as I turned…

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