Press Releases

Press releases

CHARITY CHALLENGES BRITISH PUBLIC ABOUT ATTITUDES TOWARDS DYSPRAXIA

New survey looks at whether opinions have changed over the past 6 years

Thousands of children and adults living with the condition – dyspraxia – are still facing a future of being misunderstood and unfairly labelled, according to the results of a new survey, launched today (Monday 14 October, Dyspraxia Awareness Week).

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Dyspraxia Foundation launches UK helpline

A unique national charity the Dyspraxia Foundation announced this week it will be launching a new helpline thanks to a major grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
The £166,265 grant to cover the next three years will enable the charity to reopen its helpline.

Two years ago the charity, based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire was forced to close the helpline after funding fell in the recession.

Michele Lee, Chair of the Dyspraxia Foundation said: “We are overjoyed with this funding which will mean we will be able to help the 12,000 people who come to us for urgent advice each year with a dramatically improved service over the next three years.

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