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Recommended for dyspraxics, by dyspraxics

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Recommended for dyspraxics, by dyspraxics

Our dyspraxia community has come together to document their recommended products that they now couldn’t live without and that support them with the day-to-day challenges dyspraxia can bring.

 

The best part is that the Dyspraxia Foundation is an Amazon Associate, so if you buy any of the products from the links below, we earn from any qualifying purchases – so thank you for supporting us!

This list of products recommended by the dyspraxic community for fellow dyspraxics will be continually added to – if you have any suggestions of products, please let us know by completing this form.

You can get FREE unlimited one-day deliveries with Amazon Prime on most of the items below – try it out for free for 30-days by clicking here. Please note that all product images are from the relevant product listing on Amazon.co.uk and are for reference only.

Kitchen devils ‘Control’ knife set

What our community says about this product

“They have a kind of rubberised handle and it makes it so much easier to use, I used to forever cut myself slipping with knives but since I’ve had them not so much as a nick!”

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Vegetable chopper

Avoids any nasty cutting accidents!

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Saucepan grips

To help prevent any slipping when holding a saucepan.

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Over cupboard bin

What our community says about this product

“It helps me keep on top of my mess whilst I’m cooking.”

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

EASI-GRIP Vegetable Knife

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "This has allowed my 15 year old son to confidently cook - it makes chopping foods easier for him and safer, as his fingers are out of the way."

Cons - "It is general purpose - specific knives would be nice if the range was expanded."

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Curved cutlery

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "Enables feeding coordination to be easier. Has helped avoid spills/mess from using normal cutlery."

Cons - "There isn't a one size fits all they come in different sizes for ages of person and prices can vary - worth shopping around if price is an issue."

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Chunky grip cutlery

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Electric can opener

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "No more flaffing around with a hand-held one that I can't grip or coordinate my hands to use so we invested in an electric can opener."

Cons - "Finding a strong one that a heavy handed teen can't break!"

Click here to buy on Amazon.

Stabilo ergonomic pens and pencils

What our community says about this product:

Pros – “Helps to write a little easier makes hands less achy and sore.”

Cons – “Can be pricey for one pen/pencil.”

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Oxford English Mini Dictionary

What our community says about this product:

"I find always having a dictionary to hand helpful"

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Rulers with grips

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Pen grips

What our community says about this product:

"Best thing I ever bought. Different people prefer different types/styles on pen grips, so it’s worth finding the type that works best for you."

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Laptop support

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "Use it as a slanted desk to reduce pain when writing. Also helps with pressing too hard on page and copying off whiteboard."

Cons - "Can be hard to transport. I have a small shopping bag I carry it around in."

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

C-Pen

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "It makes note taking significantly easier as I can record audio notes, I can have it read to me, it has a dictionary, it can also transcribe typed books to my computer. Expensive, but well worth the money."

Cons – "None."

Click here to buy on Amazon.

Wiggle seat cushion pad

What our community says about this product:

Pros – ‘Helps maintain posture, reduced fidgeting and increased concentration.’

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

Balance Bike

What our community says about this product:

Pros - "Built up balance in motion, and made it way easier to transition to a pedal bike."

Cons - "Very little kids can get very fast on them, so you do need to take care around roads."

Click here to buy on Amazon.

Mobile phone screen protectors

Anti-smash screen protection for your mobile phone!

 

 

Click here to buy on Amazon.

 

SEYMCY - sturdy iPad case

What our community say about this product:

Pros – “This is study, hardwearing and doesn't break when dropped keeping the iPad safe and secure. In comparison to paying to replace new iPad/tablets it has saved me lots of money!”

Cons – “None.”

Click here to buy on Amazon.

Dycem

Non-slip mat to stop things slipping around – good for holding kitchen items steady, or paper for writing. Comes in different shapes and sizes, or in a roll to cut to size.

Click here to buy on Amazon.
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