Michèle Lee awarded MBE in 2018 New Years Honours List

Michèle Lee awarded MBE in 2018 New Years Honours List

Congratulations to Michèle Lee, Trustee and former Chair of the Dyspraxia Foundation, appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the ...

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Why not start 2018 by becoming a 'Friend of Dyspraxia'

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 ...

Donate for free in 2018!

Donate for free in 2018!

Whilst shopping online remember your purchases can donate for FREE to support the Dyspraxia Foundation.

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Book your festive restaurants via Charitable and donate!

Why not raise money for the Dyspraxia Foundation at absolutely no cost to yourselves or your company by making all your restaurant bookings with ChariTable Bookings. Simply ...

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Dyspraxia Foundation Unity Lottery

We are very happy to announce the start of the Dyspraxia Foundation Unity Lottery! We've partnered with Unity, the nation's charity lottery, to offer you the ...

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Donate whilst shopping with The Able Label

We are delighted to be working alongside ‘The Able Label’; a fashion retailer with a range of clothes especially designed to help with a variety ...

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Our helpline is available to help you with problems and issues you may encounter; offering help and advice to people with dyspraxia, parents, carers, and families about or on the subject of dyspraxia.

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Dyspraxia Youth Voices

At our London Conference in 2017 members of the Dyspraxia Foundation Youth Group where asked to discuss Dyspraxia, this was the result:

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Conference: Dyspraxia/DCD: Theory into Practice

Our Dyspraxia/DCD: Theory into Practice conference is on Friday 2nd March 2018, taking place at The Bristol Hotel, Bristol!

A full day of information, strategies and theory behind the practice for professionals in health and education, teachers, SENCos, Learning Support Staff, employers and anyone with an interest in neurodiversity. The opportunity to network and exchange information about aspects of teaching and treating children and adults.

We are pround to announce the following speakers:

Professor Amanda Kirby, Keynote Speech: ’Dyspraxia/DCD: current research to clinical practice including practical strategies’.  A GP, experienced researcher, clinician, author and parent of a Neurodiverse adult with Dyslexia, DCD and ADHD. She has a unique perspective in understanding neurodiversity and co-occurrence.

Joanne Roberts, Physiotherapist working at the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust talks about the her role in the assessment of motor skills leading to a diagnosis of dyspraxia/DCD.

Dr Mellissa Prunty,  Paediatric Occupational Therapist and lecturer in occupational therapy at Brunel University talks about handwriting that is slow and difficult to read and painful to produce leading to problems at school.

Mark Robinson, an adult diagnosed with dyspraxia/DCD at forty talks about his life experience of mis-education, the law and everything else in between.

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Michèle Lee awarded MBE in 2018 New Years Honours List

Congratulations to Michèle Lee, Trustee and former Chair of the Dyspraxia Foundation, appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours List

We at the Dyspraxia Foundation are delighted and extremely proud at the appointment of former Chair Michèle Lee as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2018 New Year Honours List. Michèle has dedicated much of her professional life as a Chartered Physiotherapist to improving the lives of young people with dyspraxia. She has also volunteered her time, skills and knowledge to the Dyspraxia Foundation as a Trustee and twice as Chair from 2000-2004 and 2012-2017. Michèle has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of our organisation to ensure that dyspraxia is recognised and understood by policy makers, professionals and the public so that people with dyspraxia of all ages receive the support they deserve and need. ...read more

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Conference: Dyspraxia/DCD: Theory into Practice

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. ...read more

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New Webinar – ‘It Ain’t Rocket Science’

Our Webinar Wednesday series continues this November with ‘It Ain’t Rocket Science’ – taking place at 8pm on Wednesday 22nd November with Gill Dixon.

She looks forword to welcoming you to a comfortable, informal webinar looking at some easy, stress free, no cost strategies to assist the child/young person with dyspraxia/DCD in their living and learning environments. Strategies to help them and those who love and support them with plenty of opportunity for Q&A’s. ...read more

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