A rare opportunity has arisen to join the small team in Hitchin, Herts at the Dyspraxia Foundation.
Dyspraxia Foundation Fundraising Coordinator
Based at 8 West Alley, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1EG
35 hours per week, Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm)
Salary: £25K Type of post: Fixed Term for 24 months (potential for extension)
Over the next 72 hours we are upgrading our e-mail systems to better serve our community and streamline the efficency at our head office. We expect no issues, and we believe no e-mail messages sent to us over the next few days will be lost, but please bear with us during this period of transition. If there are any complications we will post this on our website and via social media.
We are looking forward to welcoming over 150 delegates to our 30th Anniversary Conference – taking place on Saturday 23rd June at our wonderful hosts Norton Rose Fulbright in Central London.
Everyone who has booked a place will have received an e-mail and those who have chosen a digital delegate pack will be able to download their pack from our website now. Those who have requested a paper copy will receive their pack when registering at the venue. Doors open at 10.00am, the nearest mainline station is London Bridge, the entrance to the venue is on Tooley Street.
The Dyspraxia Foundation is looking to increase the strength and representation of the trustees in the following areas.
We are looking for an individual who has strong experience in special needs education. An ideal candidate would have direct experience of working in an education institution and understand the current issues, policies and practice surrounding special needs provision and DSA support. An educational psychology qualification or SpLD practising or assessment qualifications would be ideal.
Jessica Saunders, a post-graduate student at the University of Surrey is conducting an experiment on children of ages 7-12. If you are interested please download the forms below and send them back to Jessica.
For the final time, you can come join #TeamDyspraxia at the Virgin Westminster 10k on Sunday 15th July 2018.
This is the last year that the Dyspraxia Foundation will be taking part in this event, you are free to enter yourself from 2019 and support the charity that way, but this will be the final year that the charity will be sending down support. Keep an eye open for information on our fully supported race – Parallel London – which will be posted once the details of this years event have been confirmed.
We are proud to announce our annual AGM/London Conference takes place this year on Saturday 23rd June! Taking place in London, overlooking the River Thames and the Tower of London or annual London conference brings speakers, workshops for adults and youth and the chance to speak to those directly in the field of Dyspraxia/DCD.
The Dyspraxia Foundation welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the Green Paper consultation on mental health provision for children and young people.
To support our submission, we carried out an online survey from 2.2.18 to 25.2.18 which was promoted to our 1000 members and via our social media networks. The survey asked for
detailed feedback on questions included in the consultation. We received 227 responses to our survey from 172 parents/carers of people with dyspraxia and 55 adults with dyspraxia.
Update: Due to a variety of circumstances this webinar will now be taking place on Thursday 26th April.
It’s back! Our Webinar series is returning this April on Thursday 26th April – and this time we have trustee Dr Sally Payne taking on the webinar duties!
Due to the bad weather in the region our main office and helpline will be closed on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March 2018. We apolgise for any inconvience this may cause.
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