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Here are the resources we found for dyspraxia for parents and families:
Abi Hocking, 18, from Porthleven, Cornwall, has dyspraxia. In this video she explains what dyspraxia is, how it affects her life and how she has been bullied because of her dyspraxia.
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Developmental Co-Ordination Disorder (Dyspraxia) in Children
Developmental co-ordination disorder, also known as dyspraxia, is a condition affecting physical co-ordination that causes a child to perform less well than expected in daily activities for his or her age, and appear to move clumsily.
Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, is an impairment in the ability of an individual’s organisation of movement and motor co-ordination. It is typically displayed as clumsiness and can significantly impact on a perosn’s everyday life. This webpage covers the signs of dyspraxia, how it is diagnosed and what solutions are available for dyspraxia.
This webpage from Understood aims to answer a number of questions that you might have about dyspraxia. These questions include what is dyspraxia, how common is dyspraxia, how dyspraxia is diagnosed, what conditions are related to dyspraxia, what can make the journey easier.
Dyspraxia: What You’re Seeing in Your Grade-Schooler
The signs of dyspraxia can become more noticable in young children at around 6 years of age. Children with dyspraxia may struggle to communicate and may find everyday physical activities challenging. This webpage contains a quick poster style resource that shows key signs of dyspraxia amoung young people.
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Questions I am often asked about Dyspraxia
This blog post was written by Alice, a 23 year old young woman from the North East of England. At the age of 3, she was diagnosed with dyspraxia. In this blog post she answers any questions you might have about dyspraxia including; how you can get a diagnosis of dyspraxia, if you are able to go to university with dyspraxia, how best to support someone with dyspraxia in the classroom and more questions you might want to know the answers to.