Vacancy: Digital Communications Officer


Salary: £18,000 Permanent Hours:  27.5 (usually between 9am – 5pm)

A new opportunity to join our small but friendly team.  The Digital Communications Officer will work across the organisation to support the delivery of our digital activity.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for all things digital to join our team.  This is an excellent development opportunity for the right candidate to gain further experience in all aspects of digital communications.   Designing and delivering digital campaigns and leading the delivery of our social media strategy across all channels.  Monitoring our analytics and producing a monthly digital report.   The applicant should be able to demonstrate experience working across a range of digital platforms including social media and understanding of SEO, Google Analytics, Google Ads.   They should have the ability to organise a busy workload and priorities tasks to meet deadlines.  This is an exciting time in the development of the charity as we get ready to launch a new website and formulate our digital strategy. more

Dyspraxia Foundation welcomes two new trustees

Press Release – New Trustees 

The Dyspraxia Foundation is delighted to welcome two new Trustees to our Board, Laurence Turner and Jake Hobson.   Both Laurence and Jake have dyspraxia.

Laurence will be responsible for overseeing Public Affairs and supporting the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dyspraxia. more

TONIGHT: The Lockdown Dyspraxia Quiz

Stay home and join us online TONIGHT Wednesday 6th May from 7.45pm (8pm start) for our first ever front-room fundraiser. The Lockdown Dyspraxia Quiz is a great way to get together and test your knowledge against family, friends and strangers – from a distance. more

The 2.6 Challenge

Calling all home heroes!

As you are well aware, many fundraising events in the UK have been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst we are all hopeful many of these will still go ahead later in the year, we’ve been left struggling to maintain our crucial services with reduced funding.

We’re calling on you to take on the challenge so together we can continue supporting our community and their families. Join the nation in this challenge on Sunday 26 April, which would have been the London Marathon. The challenge will be open after 26 April if you can’t do it on this day! more

Facebook Live: Tuesday 21st April

We are delighted to be bringing you a FREE Facebook Live next week at 7pm on Tuesday 21st April.

Join Dr Sally Payne on a free Facebook Live for strategies on supporting children at home while schools are closed. You will be able to ask questions during the event, and we will answer as many as we can. more

Centre for Youth & Education – Introduction to Dyspraxia

A wonderful new film which we are very proud to be part of. 

This is one of a suite of 12 short films made by the Centre for Education and Youth and Whole School SEND for the Department for Education. /
The films provide an introduction to different types of SEND for new teachers and a resource for others who want to refresh their knowledge. They give an insight into the experiences of pupils with SEND, as well as offering practical teaching tips, advice on a whole school approach and details of where to go for further information. more

Vacancy on the Board of Trustees (Treasurer)

We are currently recruiting a qualified Accountant or Experienced Finance professional to join the Board of Trustees as Treasurer.  

The post is voluntary and would require visits to our offices in Hitchin on a regular basis and attendance at Meetings of the Board of Trustees held every 2 months, on a Saturday, usually in London.  The applicant should be familiar with SAGE Line 50 and used to preparing and monitoring cash flows and budgets. more

New Information Sheet: Physical Activities

During this difficult time we would like to reassure you that we are doing our upmost to support our community.

We are proud to be releasing a new information sheet today, physical activities for children and young people. 

Our information sheet is packed full of ideas of keeping your child active after finishing their physiotherapy with additional information and guidance based on the latest Government advice for COVID-19. more

Open Letter from Vicky Ford MP

In these difficult times it’s important to stay open and positive. Here’s an open letter from the Under-Secretary of State for Children and Familes, Vicky Ford MP.

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