Dyspraxia Foundation News

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12 Days of Giving

£1,000 for 120 charities over 12 days of giving thanks to Movement For Good!
To nominate the Dyspraxia Foundation, click the link below and simply enter our charity number ‘1058352‘ Complete in minutes and submit! Thank you for your ongoing support during this covid-19 pandemic! ...read more

Get involved! Xmas Party Heroes

Has Covid cancelled your Christmas party?

This year, due to the pandemic, there’s £1,000,000,000 going unspent on Christmas party budgets in the UK.

All is is not lost because this unique situation presents a really simple and effective opportunity for businesses, community groups and schools to replace the usual potential of sore heads the day after, with a warm feeling of helping others. How so? By donating unused Christmas party funds to the Dyspraxia Foundation. This #XmasPartyHeroes campaign can make a major difference to those who need it the most and you can play your part by spreading the word and getting anyone and everyone you know to make a pledge. ...read more

University of Surrey: Research

New online study for adults and children with dyspraxia or developmental coordination disorder (DCD) 

The Motor Development and Impact Lab (MoDI Lab) at the University of Surrey would like to invite you to volunteer for an online study investigating how individuals with dyspraxia or DCD control their actions. This includes movements, learning and decision-making processes. Have you ever thought about your efforts when performing daily activities to make sure that you perform to the best of your ability? How do you stop your difficulties from getting in the way? Is it just about your movements, or does it affect other activities such as learning and decision making? These are some of the questions that the new study is hoping to address in both children and adults with dyspraxia or DCD. If you are interested maybe you can volunteer and contribute to this project. You can volunteer to take part yourself or with your child/children. ...read more

Dyspraxia Awareness Week 2020 – Day 1

In a slight change to previous years, this year we are bringing you a range of wellbeing experiences, all submitted by our community who want to share their own personal stories with everyone. We will be bringing you a range of these wellbeing experiences throughout the week! ...read more

Dyspraxia Awareness Week 2020 – Case Studies

We are looking to gather case studies for Dyspraxia Awareness Week 2020. As you may be aware we run a cyclical programme for Dyspraxia Awareness Week, with a focus each year on different age groups. This year, however, we’ve chosen to encompass an intergenerational theme around Wellbeing. COVID-19 has changed the way we live and the overarching theme from people who have contacted us via our Helpline email service is how to cope with change whether that be for themselves or supporting people with Dyspraxia during this
difficult time. ...read more

Dyspraxia APPG launches inquiry

New inquiry seeks to understand and improve support for dyspraxic people in the UK

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dyspraxia has today (03.08.20) launched an inquiry into the experiences of people with dyspraxia in a bid to ensure that all those with the condition are better supported in society. ...read more

Research Opportunity

I’m a postgraduate student at the university of Edinburgh, currently doing a study about people’s feelings and personal experiences with Dyspraxia/DCD and ADHD in an online questionnaire. I am looking for participants who are: ...read more

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