Extended: Job Available – Fundraising Coordinator

A rare opportunity to come join us at the Dyspraxia Foundation has become available. We are looking for a fundraising coordinator to work in partnership with the Chief Executive and the Fundraising Committee to coordinate, manage and expand the existing fundraising programme covering large grant applications, trust funds and community fundraising, and to contribute to the delivery of the Fundraising Strategy. ...read more

Research Participants – University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is conducting research looking to understand the mental health and thinking abilities in adolescents with and without Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)/Dyspraxia.

In the study, parents will be asked to complete some questionnaires about their child’s motor ability and thinking abilities (e.g. planning and memory). Your child will also be asked to complete a questionnaire about their mental health. We may also ask to visit your child at home to administer a short assessment of vocabulary and reasoning skills. ...read more

FREE: Train the Trainer Webinars

Teaching for Neurodiversity Train the Trainer is now available as a series of 3 FREE one-hour webinars covering all the materials delivered in the live training events.

The webinars are designed for members of staff who will be cascading the training to colleagues in their schools/educational settings. ...read more

March 2017 Conference: Dyspraxia/DCD Through the Ages – Doncaster

We are pleased to announce a brand new conference  for Friday 3rd March 2017. The new location is the Keepmoat Stadium, home of Doncaster Rovers!

An opportunity to find out more about dyspraxia/DCD through the ages.  Talks include practical strategies from Trustee Gill Dixon ‘Dyspraxia Through the Ages’ and ‘Self Esteem’ and Barbara Hunter with  a lively and engaging presentation entitled ‘Something Old, Something New’ offering strategies and resources for use at home and school.  We are delighted to welcome classical singer and  new Patron, Stephanie Guidera to talk about her experience of living with dyspraxia “Feeling Funny—Beyond Diagnosis”. ...read more

Survey: Westminster AchieveAbility Commission

The Westminster AchieveAbility Commission on dyslexia & neurodivergence will investigate the barriers to employment and identify recruitment processes that disadvantage neurodivergent people (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, asperger’s). The aim is to find out how recruitment and probation processes might be improved and highlight good practice in these areas. ...read more

December Membership Offer

We have an amazing new membership offer for December. For every new membership bought in December you will not have to renew until 1st April 2018! That’s 16 months membership for as little as £3 a month (or less!)

Join us to support our work and help us raise awareness and improve understanding of dyspraxia. Simply buy a membership at our online shop and add your voice to ours. Benefits include a dedicated area of the website for info sheets and films, ebook, past copies of journals, discount at the online shop and events plus monthly updates with news, stories, hints and tips. You can join from less than £3 a month! Why wait? Join us today!! ...read more

Donate whilst you Shop – donate for free!

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Dyspraxia Foundation?
Join over 140 of our wonderful supporters already are collecting donations for free, and you can join them!! ...read more

Cancelled – Dyspraxia/DCD Conference, Leicester, 30th November

It is with regret that we have had to take the difficult decision to cancel the conference on the 30th November due to lack of uptake.

All delegate fees will be refunded.  If you paid by cheque, a cheque will be issued by way of refund.  If you paid by card your refund will be made to your card in the next few days.  BACS payments will be refunded by cheque. ...read more