Mental Health

DYSPRAXIA AND ANXIETY: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? (PART TWO)

Welcome to part 2 of my investigation into dyspraxia and anxiety. I recently polled a Facebook group of dyspraxic adults to investigate how many of us experience anxiety. I was expecting there to be a few of us but the…

DYSPRAXIA & ANXIETY – STORIES FROM THE COMMUNITY (PART ONE)

Recently I polled a Facebook group of dyspraxic adults, asking who had struggled with anxiety previously. Five people said no, a hundred and thirteen said yes. I know that there are any number of factors confounding the validity of a…

CORONVIRUS OUTBREAK – A MESSAGE TO ALL

  Hi everyone The uncertainty and unease all of us face in our daily lives has ramped up massively in the last few weeks and our usual routines have been drastically changed. There is a lot we simply cannot control and…

Dyspraxia & Anxiety – A year long perspective

I’m starting this post on the first anniversary of receiving the report of my assessment for Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), the clinical term for dyspraxia. My report was very conclusive:
 ‘He demonstrated great difficulties with coordinating gross motor skills, fine motor…

The Burnout – Dyspraxia and Mental Health

I’ve previously talked about my academic development and the effects that dyspraxia had on my journey. I am now 7 months on from my graduation and 9 months on from submitting my thesis so this will be a personal account…

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