Matt Devonshire

Dyspraxia: Let’s get moving!

We hear from many people with Dyspraxia that due to poor coordination many people find it hard to join in with more active activities. We also hear that many get tired easily or worry about how other people react to their poor motor skills.

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Happy Easter!

A Happy Easter from everyone at the Dyspraxia Foundation!

This Easter Weekend why not take a few minutes of your day to join the Dyspraxia Foundation?

Without your memberships, donations, attending our conferences and fundraising we simply wouldn’t be able to continue to support those with Dyspraxia/DCD and their friends and family. Please watch our video and add your voice to ours and let’s all raise the profile of Dyspraxia/DCD.

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Dyspraxia on BBC Radio 2

Today was an exciting day! On the Jeremy Vine Show (Just to confuse matters slightly, Paddy O’Connell was sitting in for Jeremy today), Lottie Jenkins, alongside Dr Sarah Jarvis talked, and raised awareness of Dyspraxia, which included many people phoning in afterwards!

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Save the date! Our London Conference, Saturday 24th June

We are delighted to confirm that our London Conference / AGM takes place on Saturday 24th June 2017!

Starting at 10.00am, all members of the Dyspraxia Foundation are invited to attend our AGM. This will be followed by a day of talks for parents, carers, young people (16—25) and adults with dyspraxia, professionals in health and education, teachers, SENCos, Learning Support Staff, employers and anyone with an interest in neurodiversity.

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Dyspraxia Foundation are proud to launch NEW Friends of Dyspraxia Scheme

Today we are pleased to announce that we are launching our brand new ‘Friends of Dyspraxia’ monthly donation scheme – via direct debit!
https://dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/shopping/friend-of-dyspraxia/

Demand for our services is increasing, and at the heart of what we do, we aspire for a world in which all those affected by dyspraxia/DCD are enabled to achieve their full potential in life. We cannot achieve this goal without the generosity of people like you, and that’s where our Friends group can make a real difference.

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Research participants required – University of Surrey

University of Surrey are looking for adult participants for a study they are running.  Please find all the information we have received from them following.  Should you have any queries, please do contact Shiloh Grant Smith at the email given in the text.  Please note that this is not a Dyspraxia Foundation run study.

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Survey: Residential/Special Education Schools

Did you attend a residential special school/college in the UK as a child? Are you the parent/carer of someone who attends (or who attended) residential special education in the UK?

Update: This survey has now closed, thank you to everyone who submitted a response.

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Join Team Dyspraxia for the British 10k 2017!

It’s that time again! Why not come join Team Dyspraxia and run around the amazing British 10K route around London on Sunday 9th July! 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 affected by dyspraxia.

Run with us for an amazing experience. We’re with you every step of the way.

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Toolkit for parents/carers of school-aged children

NEW Toolkit for parents launched!

Kindle Edition only £7.99 or read with free app
Essential reading for parents/carers of children who have dyspraxia/DCD, for parents/carers of children who are waiting for an assessment, and for parents/carers who are concerned about their child’s motor/organisational development and who want to do something ‘while they wait’ for professional assessment or support.

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