Young man with Dyspraxia has fantastic result at Strongman competition

  Hello everyone my name is Daniel Arnold and I’m 25 I got asked to do a write up about myself and my successes with strongman. I was diagnosed with dyspraxia when I was about 5 years old and I have problems with speech, reading and writing, gross motor etc. Through my school life I was bullied and was told I wouldn’t get anywhere in my life by both kids and adults. This wasn’t so much when I was in high school. I did rugby for a few years but because of injuries I had to give it up. I

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“Don’t Dysability Week” at the University of Exeter.

A group of 4 of students including DF youth Facbook members Gemma Conlin and Anne Perham as well as Nadia Samir Abu Sakran and Natasha Evans at the University of Exeter Penryn Campus, wanted to raise awareness of dyspraxia, dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia. Two have dyspraxia and/ or dyslexia and the other two wanted to learn more about what they were. So for the past year, they have been organising a week to offer information and support to people. To help promote the events, Gemma wrote an article on the positives of dyspraxia, which was published in the Falmouth Anchor (can

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Youth Facebook member wins award

Youth Facebook member Benjamin has won an award for his film ‘I, Eyriey: We need to talk about Benjamin.’ Below he tells us a little bit about himself and how the film came about.  You can also watch the film below. Huge Congratulations to him on this award and we wish every success in the future. ‘Hello, my name is Benjamin Eyriey, and I am a film student/ independent filmmaker from Cornwall.  Throughout my life, I have suffered from Dyspraxia. Growing up, I was always one step behind people – struggling with co-ordination, concentration and organisation. I always believed that I

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