Getting a diagnosis of dyspraxia

‘Getting a diagnosis of dyspraxia’ for under 18s

Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder (D.C.D). can be identified by parents, teachers, friends or even the child/teenager. In the first instance you will need to visit the G.P. who will then be able to refer your child to the relevant professionals. Each professional cannot confirm the diagnosis by themselves but will be able to contribute to the diagnosis process. ...read more

What are the causes of Dyspraxia?

Although the exact causes of dyspraxia are unknown, it is thought to be caused by a disruption in the way messages from the brain are transmitted to the body. This affects a person’s ability to perform movements in a smooth, coordinated way. ...read more