Appeal update 5th September

Our #dyspraxiaappeal is approaching £17,000 thanks to a range of donations and various campaigns which are being linked to our Call to Action appeal! Without your continued support we cannot continue to support and raise awareness of Dyspraxia. This week our appeal video was originally an exclusive to our members only page. Please share our appeal and video  and help us achieve our target! Thank you! more

Statement from the Dyspraxia Foundation following the BBC report on Special Educational Needs provision (September 1 2016)

We are concerned by the findings of a recent poll of teaching staff, suggesting that pupils with Special Educational Needs lack vital support.

These findings are particularly concerning given that children identified as having dyspraxia/DCD do not automatically receive support under the government’s disability code of practice for schools introduced in 2014. The challenges associated with dyspraxia are manageable, and people with dyspraxia can lead fulfilling and productive lives. However, early identification is crucial for children’s success at school and mental wellbeing. more

Response from the Dyspraxia Foundation following the Daily Telegraph report “Diagnosed too early” (September 2 2016)

A report published in the Daily Telegraph has expressed concern that learning difficulties are being over diagnosed in children who start school with poor movement skills due to lack of practice at home.

The Dyspraxia Foundation believes that all pre-school children should be encouraged to participate in a range of movement opportunities to develop their motor skills. more

Free gift with membership subscription during September 2016

FREE GIVE AWAY! Buy Membership from now until the end of September and get a free Dyspraxia Alert Card. Useful to advise anyone of the possible difficulties the carrier of the card may have; this handy wallet includes a pull out leaflet and a place for contact details in case of emergency. Join now for your free gift and more importantly to support our work! Purchase your membership form our online shop today  or download the Membership 2016-17  form and if needed Membership Standing Order Form. more

Appeal update 29th August 2016

Another amazing week for our Call to Action #dyspraxiaappeal – just short of a month since launching with all your amazing help we have now raised over £16500!! We cannot thank you all enough, but the appeal is far from over. Without your support we will be unable to continue to raise further awareness of dyspraxia and support those with dyspraxia and their friends and family. We have a brand new appeal video from Janet Taylor, who is our adult advisor trustee. Please help us by sharing our appeal to everyone and remember every pound certainly counts so please donate if you can! Thank you! more

Appeal update 22nd August 2016

An amazing week for our Call to Action #dyspraxiaappeal last week as thanks to our own ‘Super Saturday’ we have now passed £13000 raised! We honestly cannot thank you all enough, without your donations, no matter how big or small, we will be unable to continue our work help dyspraxics and their families not feel alone and isolated. This week our appeal video comes from Rosie, you have probably read many of her blogs – Rosie – Think Outside of the Cardboard Box – she has stepped out of her comfort zone and appears on camera for the first time to speak out on behalf of our appeal. more

Don’t miss the Dyspraxia Foundation SUMMER SALE

Dyspraxia Foundation launches a SUMMER SALE at their online shop! All books reduced and no hidden costs with postage and package included in the price listed! Support the Dyspraxia Foundation at this difficult time by buying FIVE ‘Anything is Possible’ wristbands for only £3 or TEN for family and friends for only £5 with all p&p included. Or chose to buy FIVE useful DF trolley coins for only £4.50 inc p&p. Every penny will make a difference to our work ‪#‎dyspraxiaappeal   click here to enter the shop more

Appeal update 15th August 2016

What an amazing start to the week, with your generosity we have now passed the £8000 mark. We cannot thank you enough but we still need your help!

See below our supporters video from our very own Gill Dixon, trustee and parent.
We have so much more to achieve and can only do so with your continued support! #dyspraxiaawareness more

SEND Review Guide – a school led approach to improving provision for all

The SEND Review Guide, part-funded by the Department for Education and produced by teachers and school leaders, is now available to download for free from LLS-SEN-Review-Guide-v21. The SEND Review Guide was created in partnership with over forty outstanding special and mainstream schools and parents/carers of children with SEND as well as organisations such as Contact a Family, Ofsted, the Council for Disabled Children, the Institute of Education and the Teaching Schools Council. It is powered by the London Leadership Strategy (LLS), a not for profit organisation created by school leaders for school leaders to transform schools and improve outcomes for children. more