Matt Devonshire

University of Surrey – Research

The Motor Development and Impact Lab (MoDI Lab) at the University of Surrey would like to invite you to volunteer for a study investigating motor and cognitive processes. The study investigates the processes in the brain that facilitate the control of movement and performance on learning tasks. more

Youth Workshop – 12th October 2019

We are proud to be announcing our 3rd event in 2019 aimed at 16-25 year olds. This will be taking place in Birmingham on Saturday 12th October at the Jurys Inn, Broad Street.

Our youth events are for young people (16-25) with Dyspraxia only, if you require a friend or relative to drop you/pick you up please contact us on We will provide full directions to the venue, and one of our youth champions will be at New Street Station at some point in the morning to bring people to the venue as a group, details will be made to those who have paid nearer to the date. more

Open Letter

Below is an open reply, from our chair Sophie Kayani, to a request from Peter Guest to support his initiative to raise money to support individuals to have a Dyspraxia/DCD diagnosis. 

As always we are impressed with your enthusiasm and endeavours to support people with Dyspraxia/DCD. You know that diagnosis is on our priority list and is one of the features of our focus for 2019-20. Diagnosis of Dyspraxia/DCD is complex, led mainly by the medical profession in childhood and then in later years the majority of diagnosis is carried out by psychologists or specialist teachers. more

**SOLD OUT** Dyspraxia Devon & Cornwall – September Event

Our Devon & Cornwall local group are hosting another exciting event with Dr Emma Tremaine – The Dyspraxic Doctor – on Anxiety, Mental Health and Well being! The event takes place on Tuesday 17th September and members of the Foundation can attend for just £8! (a 50% discount!)
If you aren’t a member please join us today, to get great members features including discounts to our events across the country! more

London Conference & AGM

Thank you to everyone who came on Saturday to our AGM and London Conference. Over 100 delegates came to central London at our generous hosts Norton Rose Fulbright to spend a day with our expert speakers and each other!

New Adult Representative – We are excited to announce that your new adult representative, as voted by members of the Dyspraxia Foundation, was announced to be Alice Hewson. We will share a welcome message and details on how to contact her in the coming week! more

Awareness Week 2019 – Adult Diagnosis Survey

Our annual national campaign ‘Dyspraxia Awareness Week’ – set to take place between the 6th – 12th October – shall focus on Further and Higher Education and Dyspraxia in Adulthood.

We are conducting a survey for adults (those aged 18+) for those who either have a formal diagnosis of dyspraxia (or developmental coordination disorder – DCD) and those who believe they have dyspraxia/DCD but who do not have a formal diagnosis.
Information from this survey will be used to create media stories during Dyspraxia Awareness Week (6-12th October 2019) and in other materials produced by the organisation to raise awareness of dyspraxia in adulthood. more

Introducing Amazon Smile

I’m sure many of our visitors and supporters shop online, many of you probably use Amazon! We can now announce that we’ve been added to the Amazon Smile program! For every purchase you make on Amazon, they will donate a small amount direct to the Dyspraxia Foundation at no additional cost to your purchase! more