3 things I wish I knew when I was first diagnosed with dyspraxia

Written by Rosemary Richings Having a diagnosis early on in my life didn’t solve everything. The biggest advantage of all though is that it gave me peace of mind about why I responded to my environment in such a distinct way. That part really matters, and it’s why having a diagnosis shouldn’t be a luxury […]

6 things I wish people knew about parenting a child with dyspraxia

Written By Michele Gianetti Our daughter, Elizabeth, was 2½ when she was first diagnosed with dyspraxia. I have to admit that at the time, I couldn’t have told you very much about what that meant — or even what dyspraxia is. But since then, we’ve lived 19 years with our beautiful daughter, and we’ve learned so much. We’ve […]

10 Things I Wish People Knew About Dyspraxia

This article was written by nataliemlw. Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder, is a condition that affects motor coordination and planning. Despite being a commonly misunderstood and underdiagnosed condition, it affects a significant portion of the population. I thought I would write a blog on 10 things I wish people knew about dyspraxia. Generally, I […]

You Don’t Look Sick: ‘I thought I was clumsy, forgetful, lazy and stupid until I was diagnosed with dyspraxia’

Many people with conditions you can’t see, face judgement because they look healthy to the outside world. Elly Badcock, 29, who lives in Cardiff, has dyspraxia and attention deficit disorder (ADD) – a behavioural disorder that includes symptoms such as inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Dyspraxia is a developmental coordination disorder, which affects how Elly does […]

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