A slightly different Awareness Week this year due to the pandemic but nevertheless a great success with so many younger members sharing what they have been getting up to to look after their mental health well being and sharing inspiring blogs, poetry, posters and a whole lot more, take a look by clicking on the heading to find out more.
We are very proud to be launching our Dyspraxia Foundation Youth Cookbook! A selection of favourites from both youth and young adults with dyspraxia for you to try at home. Our book has featured recipes, hints and tips for baking and cooking and is introduced by the Masterchef winner from 2019 – Irini Tzortzoglou! This book is free to download, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and the decrease in funding due to this, we ask that if you find this book useful that you leave us a donation of your choice, via Facebook or VirginMoneyGiving or even join us
It’s a tricky period ahead, so we’ve put together a list of links and resources to help you through this period. From hints and tips to staying in touch to websites and resources for when your feeling that little bit down. Remember that the entire world is in this together, and there is an ending! Tips Find new ways to connect with friends and family, examples of Skype, Zoom or House Party Keep your daily routine as consistent as possible. Be kind to yourself Cut back on reading or looking at media relating to the Coronavirus. Make sure you have
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
** 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
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