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
Last year members of our youth group took part in the British 10k in London, and they had the best of times supporting the Dyspraxia Foundation and raising awareness of Dyspraxia. Why not join them this year in London, on Sunday 9th July! Entires are now open to join Team Dyspraxia, don’t wait and join us today! By joining us you will receive: An exclusive Dyspraxia Foundation running vest Fundraising support Encouragement from our cheering squad on race day The amazing feeling of making a real contribution to the work of the Dyspraxia Foundation to raise awareness and support anyone
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
As well as our amazing new youth video – you can view it on our homepage – we are pleased to announce that we have launched a new information sheet for Social Skills. It’s packed full of helpful tips and advice to overcome issues with social skills and improve your confidence! Download our new Social Skills Information Sheet now!
We are launching a brand new video for the Dyspraxia Foundation this Tuesday – 18th October – which has been completed filmed and edited by you – our members of the youth group! Tickets are still available, they are just £20! We will be overlooking the River Thames next to Tower Bridge in Central London. Not only is your video premiering but we also have many guest speakers, including Jamie Lambert from Collabro! Book today via EventBrite!
The 9th-15th October 2016 saw Dyspraxia Awareness Week take place. Please visit the main Dyspraxia Foundation Website for full information on the week. We have launched new worksheets dealing with employment and learning to drive, plus lots of information about dyspraxia in the workplace and the results of our study!