You are amazing! £31k for 30 years!!

You smashed it! You absolutely smashed our aim to raise £30,000 for 30 years! Huge thanks to all those who raised funds from cake sales, running, cycling, swimming, sky diving, hiking, fantasy football, giving up alcohol and even a rickshaw challenge from Goa to Mumbai and an ever increasing number of birthday donations on Facebook. We are delighted to announce that, with your help we reached an amazing £31,654.34 as we closed the appeal on 31st May. more

SEND funding call for evidence

This has been sent in from the SEND Implementation Team at the Department for Education.

In December 2018 the Secretary of State announced our intention to hold a call for evidence on the current funding arrangements for those with special educational needs, those with disabilities, and those who require alternative provision. more

Adult Representative – Vacancy

Trustee News:

Sadly, Mark Robinson has decided to step down as our Adult Representative on the Board of Trustees for the time being due to his heavy workload. However, Mark is keen to continue to work with the charity to support adults with dyspraxia and will be giving the closing talk at our popular AGM and Annual Conference in London on Saturday, 22nd June. more

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dyspraxia/DCD

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dyspraxia/DCD

In order to increase awareness of this condition within Government and Whitehall, the Dyspraxia Foundation will be launching an APPG. An APPG is an informal cross-party group run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords. An APPG offers smaller charities in particular a great way to engage and build relationships with MPs and peers. They work both as means of harnessing the energy and commitment of parliamentarians with a specific interest in an issue and as a focus to recruit new parliamentary supporters to a cause. It also gives the causes added credibility and validity, the fact Parliamentarians are speaking on a particular issue. more

**SOLD OUT** London AGM/Conference 2019

Update: 14th May.
Due to venue refurbishment we have smaller rooms for this years event, and as of 14th May we have to announce that there are no more places available for our London Conference.

If you have missed out this time, please be aware that we are hosting two events around the time of the October Awareness Week. A dedicated conference for Adults and a separate dedicated conference for youth – both taking place in Birmingham.
Details for both and how to secure your place will be made shortly. more

You’ve smashed it!

… and no not the vase!

We asked everyone to get behind our 30th Anniversary Appeal, to celebrate our 30th anniversary we asked everyone to pull together to raise £30,000! We can announce today that we have made it, to date you have all raised an amazing £31,444! Which includes an generious donation from Morningside Healthcare following on from our recent conference in Leeds! more