Support groups

THE ‘DSYPRAXIC HELP 4 U’ COLUMN #1

My name is Billy a 30-year-old from Kent, I was first diagnosed with Dyspraxia as a child in 1994, which resulted in provisions being made at school such as being supported by the Special Educational Needs (SEN) team and receiving…

DYSPRAXIC ZOOM IN LOCKDOWN

My name is Tom and during Lockdown 2020 I have become somewhat addicted to Zoom. The idea of using Zoom to bring Dyspraxic folk together, in our case, was pioneered by Pete Guest. Pete previously ran some sessions, long before…

DISCOVERING THE JOY OF MEETING FELLOW DYSPRAXICS

Growing up with dyspraxia can be a very lonely place at times – particularly if you grew up in a time where it was almost unheard of or you were the only one among your peers who had it. It…

DYSPRAXIA AND PLAY THERAPY

I have been in counselling for almost five years and have been diagnosed with Dyspraxia for 17 years. My counsellor believes in, and practises, play therapy for adults and children alike. (He also has experience of working with dyspraxia, which…

INTRODUCING THE DYSPRAXIC ADULTS MESSAGEBOARD

Tom writes about an internet forum for Dyspraxic adults which was founded in the days before social media and is still alive and kicking.

WHY DYSPRAXICS IN IRELAND NEED MORE SUPPORT

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

THE DYSPRAXIC PARENTS GROUP

We reached out to Emilie and Lucy who run a group especially for parents with dyspraxia to find out a bit more about them, their condition and the community they are building. Could you tell us a little bit about…

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