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Dyspraxia Stories: Losing My Suitcase

I’ve often left my house wondering if I had my keys, if I locked the door and if I brushed my teeth. I usually find my keys in my pocket, taste the mint in the mouth then pray I locked the door before getting on with my day. Two common things for me and my […]

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DYSPRAXIA & LIFE WRITERS HELP HMRC IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ONLINE TAX SYSTEM

The HMRC launched a brand new online platform submitting tax details on Thursday and Dyspraxia & Life were asked to play a part in its development with three writers being involved testing it out during the development and providing feedback, comments and insight into how their Dyspraxia can affect how they interact with and process […]

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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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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, bright summer awaiting, no more exams and no homework, bliss! Or so one would think, […]

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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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OPINION: CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND SENSORY ISSUES.

In a personal opinion piece, Amy tells us about her sensory issues and Christmas shopping do not mix well and how she believes the high street can and should do more.

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DYSPRAXIA AND THE POWER OF CREATIVITY

There is a strong correlation between people with dyspraxia and creativity. I, for one am very creative and always have been. From the moment I could hold a crayon, I was drawing anyone and anything I could. I had little to no interest in reading like my sister, who was only one year older than […]

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10 POSSIBLE GIFT IDEAS FOR A DYSPRAXIC

Kate from Canada shares some Christmas gift ideas that might be particularly well received by someone with Dyspraxia.

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DYSPRAXIA AND DATING

Tax consultant Philip from Ireland talks about the issues he faces with Dyspraxia and dating.

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MAKING FRIENDS WITH DYSPRAXIA

Claire talks about her Dyspraxia and the subject of making friends.

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