The Dyspraxia Foundation is looking to increase the strength and representation of the trustees in the following areas.
We are looking for an individual who has strong experience in special needs education. An ideal candidate would have direct experience of working in an education institution and understand the current issues, policies and practice surrounding special needs provision and DSA support. An educational psychology qualification or SpLD practising or assessment qualifications would be ideal.
Jessica Saunders, a post-graduate student at the University of Surrey is conducting an experiment on children of ages 7-12. If you are interested please download the forms below and send them back to Jessica.
For the final time, you can come join #TeamDyspraxia at the Virgin Westminster 10k on Sunday 15th July 2018.
This is the last year that the Dyspraxia Foundation will be taking part in this event, you are free to enter yourself from 2019 and support the charity that way, but this will be the final year that the charity will be sending down support. Keep an eye open for information on our fully supported race – Parallel London – which will be posted once the details of this years event have been confirmed.
We are proud to announce our annual AGM/London Conference takes place this year on Saturday 23rd June! Taking place in London, overlooking the River Thames and the Tower of London or annual London conference brings speakers, workshops for adults and youth and the chance to speak to those directly in the field of Dyspraxia/DCD.
The Dyspraxia Foundation welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the Green Paper consultation on mental health provision for children and young people.
To support our submission, we carried out an online survey from 2.2.18 to 25.2.18 which was promoted to our 1000 members and via our social media networks. The survey asked for
detailed feedback on questions included in the consultation. We received 227 responses to our survey from 172 parents/carers of people with dyspraxia and 55 adults with dyspraxia.
Update: Due to a variety of circumstances this webinar will now be taking place on Thursday 26th April.
It’s back! Our Webinar series is returning this April on Thursday 26th April – and this time we have trustee Dr Sally Payne taking on the webinar duties!
Due to the bad weather in the region our main office and helpline will be closed on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018. We apolgise for any inconvience this may cause.
You can keep up to date on our socialmedia channels on Facebook and Twitter.
Bristol Conference postponed due to severe weather warnings
Due to adverse weather conditions predicted and a severe weather warning issued the Dyspraxia Foundation has taken the decision to postpone the conference to be held on Friday, 2nd March in Bristol.
The Dyspraxia Foundation is proud to be supporting Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018!
The Internet is a wonderful resource, it contains lots of information that is helping millions of people on a daily basis, but it is often a scary place where misinformation, online chats and discussions can create lots of doubt.
The Dyspraxia Foundation are proud to have taken part and provided evidence for this report by the Westminster AchieveAbility Commission. The full report can be downloaded below.
Richard Todd, Dyspraxia Foundation Trustee was involved with providing information for this report. He has written his own summary which can be downloaded here.