COVID-19 Links & Resources

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

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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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Youth Member takes to the skies

Back in June youth member Jake Borrett took to the skies in a daring bid to raise awareness and money for two charities close to his heart. What an amazing experience, Jake describes it here, ‘What an incredible day. I will never forget my tandem skydive in aid of Crohn’s & Colitis UK and Dyspraxia Foundation. Thank you so much for the support along the way. We managed to raise over £2,000 with Gift Aid between the two charities. I will never look at the sky in the same way again and would recommend you take to the skies too.’ Well done

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Latest Youth News

It has been a busy time for Dyspraxia Youth with many positive and inspirational stories being shared on the Youth Facebook group on nearly a daily basis! We used this theme as a display for the June Conference and were amazed by all the fantastic achievements that were sent in from Arts and Crafts to academic successes, sporting achievements and one youth member even got to go to the wedding of the year-Harry and Megan’s big day! Member Robert Hodge has started a ‘Motivational Monday’ that has proved hugely popular and has gone on to add ‘Funny Friday’; a slot which gives people

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