Dyspraxia Awareness Week – Day 3 – Case Study

Day 3 of Dyspraxia Awareness Week continues.

We are also proud to share our third case study of the day, and our third so far this week! We sharing the voices of adults with dyspraxia in their own words. This case study is from Simon, 57 from London who wasn’t formally diagnosed until his 30s. ...read more

Dyspraxia Awareness Week – Day 2 – Case Study 2

Day 2 of Dyspraxia Awareness Week continues,  a reminder that we released our Adult Survey results today and we are calling for an equality of access to diagnostic assessments.

We are also proud to share our second case study of the day, and our third so far this week! We sharing the voices of adults with dyspraxia in their own words. This case study is from Robert, a 62 year old from Scotland who has yet to have a formal diagnosis of Dyspraxia. ...read more

Dyspraxia Awareness Week – Day 2 – Case Study

It’s Day 2 of Dyspraxia Awareness Week, if you haven’t noticed we released our Adult Survey results today and we are calling for an equality of access to diagnostic assessments.

We are also proud to share our second case study. Voices of adults with dyspraxia in their own words. This case study is from Alison, a 54 year old from Hampshire who got diagnosed in the Summer of 2018! ...read more

Dyspraxia in adults: a neglected and hidden disability

Third of Adults seeking an assessment for dyspraxia were told that their GP could not help


Campaign calls for equality of access to diagnostic assessments for adults likely to have dyspraxia

Dyspraxia Foundation this week announces findings from a new survey which reveals a startling inequality of access to diagnostic assessments for adults likely to have dyspraxia – a form of developmental coordination disorder that can also affect planning, organisation and speech.

Around 3% of the adult population are thought to have dyspraxia, but a lack of diagnostic pathways means that dyspraxia often remains unrecognised in people who were not diagnosed as children.

The nationwide survey of almost 1500 adults highlighted the frustrating and distressing impact of poor awareness of dyspraxia in adulthood and the lack of diagnostic pathways for people whose difficulties were not recognised as children. ...read more

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. ...read more

Vacancy on the Board of Trustees

Sadly, Treasurer Lesley French has resigned from her position on the Board due to personal reasons.   We would like to take this opportunity to thank Lesley for her support during the past year and her invaluable advice on charity fundraising and finances. Therefore, 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, usually in London.  The applicant should be familiar with SAGE Line 50 and used to preparing and monitoring cash flows and budgets. ...read more