Please be aware that the Dyspraxia Foundation HQ and helpline will be closed from Monday 9th to Friday 13th April 2018. This is to allow the team to perpare for the new GDPR laws which are coming into affect next month.
The office will reopen at 9am on Monday 16th April.
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.
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.
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.
We are delighted to announce our first conference for 2018. A one day conference for professionals working with children, adolescents and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders. A full day for health and education professionals and employers to disseminate information to support those with dyspraxia/DCD and other conditions.