Youth Workshop – Birmingham, 12th October 2019

We are proud to be announcing our 3rd event in 2019 aimed at 16-25 year olds. This will be taking place in Birmingham on Saturday 12th October at the Jurys Inn, Broad Street. As for all our youth events are for young people with Dyspraxia only, if you require a friend or relative to drop you/pick you up please contact us on [email protected] We will provide full directions to the venue, and will have someone at New Street Station at some point in the morning to bring people to the venue as a group, details will be made to those

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Dyspraxia Foundation Youth Event – Manchester, Saturday 6th April 2019

** BOOKINGS CLOSE IN A FEW DAYS – SECURE YOUR PLACE TODAY ** Join us at our first dedicated youth event for 2019! If you are aged between 16-25 you can join us in Manchester on Saturday 6th April at Manchester Metropolitan University from 10am! The day is for both members, and non-members of the Dyspraxia Foundation – members get a 50% discount on this, and future youth events (Planned for the Midlands and London later this year!) Students can join the Dyspraxia Foundation from as little as £7.50! The day is a chance for teenagers and young adults to

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Dyspraxia Foundation calls for greater understanding and mental health support for teenagers with Dyspraxia

Click here to download the full survey analysis. For further information or questions please contact [email protected]  Mental health matters to teenagers with dyspraxia Campaign calls for greater understanding and mental health support for teenagers with dyspraxia Dyspraxia Foundation this week launches a new survey which reveals the worrying impact of dyspraxia – a form of developmental co-ordination disorder- on teenagers’ mental health. The nationwide survey1 of parents/carers highlighted the hidden and distressing impact of dyspraxia on teenagers’ mental health. 55% said that dyspraxic teenagers aged 11-18 were frequently or nearly always anxious with the figure rising to 70% for people

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Safer Internet Day 2018

The Dyspraxia Foundation is proud to be supporting Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018! The Internet is a wonderful resource, it contains lots of information that is helping millions of people on a daily basis, but it is often a scary place where misinformation, online chats and discussions can create lots of doubt. Safer Internet Day encourages us all, young and old, to think about how we use the Internet, and how we can make it a safer place for everyone who uses it.     The Dyspraxia Foundation are sharing our guidelines which you are free to download below, these

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Dyslexia and dyspraxia sufferer diagnosed aged 19 tells of struggles in new film

An Oxford graduate who only discovered she had dyslexia and dyspraxia when she started studying Ancient Greek and Latin at university has made a film about being diagnosed with learning difficulties as an adult. Kaiya Stone, 24, has used animation to bring to life drawings of how she sees words and the world for the short Everything is Going to be K.O. Directed by King ADZ and produced by Legendary Offspring, the film features a stand-up performance from Stone who shares stories from her childhood including hiding from teachers in the school toilets. Digital arts company Canvas commissioned the short

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The Dyspraxia Diaries – Podcast Series

Student Ryan Dowling Cashman explains the background to the Podcasts he created on Dyspraxia as part of his studies. Often when I told people I had dyspraxia they would say you mean dyslexia and wouldn’t know what dyspraxia is. My name is Ryan Dowling Cashman I diagnosed with Dyspraxia at young age. Growing up with Dyspraxia was hard and Challenging but with great support I made it to my final year at university studying Broadcast Media Production at the University of Sunderland. I came over from Ireland on a Top up degree. This brings to me my final year at

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