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Primary school’s special needs bases to be axed – Watford Observer

Primary schools will be forced to shut their special needs bases as part of fresh cuts -…

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Scot born with debilitating dyspraxia on brink of career in American Football – Scottish Daily Record

As a young boy, Cameron Craig struggled to catch or kick a ball. He was born prematurely and…

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Meeting for parents in Donegal with children who have Dyspraxia – Donegal Democrat

A meeting for parents in Donegal with children who have Dyspraxia DCD or who are waiting on…

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Stop weeding out neuro-diverse kids and start recognising their talents – Evening Standard

Author CJ Sansom, writing about bullying last weekend, said his “inattention” at school made him the bête…

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Snow sports used to combat disabilities and mental health issues in the UK – The Telegraph

now sports are acting as a valuable life-changing tool for people with additional needs and mental health…

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Your £4,000 will change children’s lives at Megan Baker House – Hereford Times

A NEW Megan Baker House centre has been opened in Ledbury to help even more children and…

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Outstanding Ofsted rating hat trick for Ventnor school – On The Wight

St Catherine’s School, Ventnor is celebrating its latest Ofsted residential care report which highly praised its work…

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Para Swimmer Affected By Proposal To Reduce Pool Time – Yorkshire Coast Radio

The only Para Swimmer who uses Scarborough Swimming Club may not be able to progress in his…

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Carrie and David Grant’s daughter Talia lands role in Hollyoaks – and she is making TV history – Hello Magazine

Carrie and David Grant couldn’t be more proud of their daughter Talia following the news that she…

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Parents praise Worcestershire Disability Football Club for making a huge difference to their children’s lives – Worcester News

PARENTS have praised a city football club for people with disabilities as “confidence boosting” for their children. The…

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Campaign to keep autistic girl at her family home gains backing of hundreds – Wales Online

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition to stop a young autistic girl being taken away…

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Neurodiversity: Are employers losing out on skills of people with autism? – Personnel Today

A recent CIPD report found that almost three-quarters of employers‘ policies ignore neurodiversity. But given that around…

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My driving instructor ditched me because of my dyspraxia – iNews

Having dyspraxia makes navigating everyday tasks – such as driving – a lot more complicated. But the…

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Dyslexia and dyspraxia exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre – Crewe Guardian

Helen Kay, from Nantwich, is researching the relationship between poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia as part of her MA…

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Irish mum Mary Noonan tells of her 16-year-old daughter’s struggle with dyspraxia – RSVP Live

Irish mum Mary Noonan tells of her 16-year-old daughter’s struggle with dyspraxia. Her daughter suffers from the developmental…

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Inspirational teenager Mikey Akers named Pride of Birmingham winner – Birmingham Live

An inspirational teenager who conquered a debilitating speech impairment and set up a support group for others…

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Researcher from Nantwich on poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia – So Cheshire

Helen Kay, from Nantwich, is researching the relationship between poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia as part of her MA…

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Britwell man criticises Government after being found ‘fit to work’ while on Universal Credit. – Slough Express

A young man from Britwell with mental health issues has accused the Government of discrimination and bullying…

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River Island features children with disabilities in new campaign celebrating diversity – The Independent

Six children with disabilities have been announced as the new faces of River Island’s latest campaign that…

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Race to help Bolton children who need special kit to help them talk with others – The Bolton News

SPEECH therapists are stepping out to try help children who they say have been left ‘without a…

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Teen with epilepsy creates poster to raise awareness of invisible illnesses – Metro

18-year-old Tom Bell, who lives with epilepsy, is shining light on invisible illnesses with a poster campaign…

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Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia – Ballymena Times

Do you have a child or work with a child who has Developmental co-ordination Disorder (DCD)/ Dyspraxia?…

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Is my child autistic? Four Grimsby parents tell us about their battle to get a diagnosis – Grimsby Telegraph

Autism services in North East Lincolnshire have come under harsh criticism from families who believe their children…

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This Is How A Dyspraxia Diagnosis Changed My Life – Refinery29

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt stupid. It’s quite difficult for me to…

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Meet the Oxford graduate changing the way we think about dyslexia, dyspraxia, and ADHD – Metro

It takes a tremendous amount of energy and hard work to get into Oxbridge. But working to…

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Disabilities caused in babies by epilepsy drug a ‘scandal’ – BBC News

An MP has said the harm caused to children after their mothers were given the epilepsy drug…

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How I got into Oxford without realising I had dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD – In Your Area

We all know about the pressures of studying on teenagers. But for Kaiya Stone that meant getting up…

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Dyslexia and dyspraxia sufferer diagnosed aged 19 tells of struggles in new film – Evening Standard

An Oxford graduate who only discovered she had dyslexia and dyspraxia when she started studying Ancient Greek and Latin at university has made…

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I got into Oxford with dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD – here’s why disability does not mean inability – iNews

Failing an exam is a common experience every student dreads, but for Kaiya it was the catalyst for a journey of retrospective self-realisation….

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Support adults with disabilities – The Argus

NANCY Doyle is an occupational psychologist and the managing director of Genius Within, specialising in the workplace support of adults with neuro-differences. She is…

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Top 5 Celebrities With Dyspraxia – BUzz

This top five list is all about celebrities who you never knew had dyspraxia and how they overcame it and showed people it…

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Dyspraxia Condition – BUzz

Dyspraxia, also known as DCD (Development Coordination Disorder) is a condition not many people know about. It’s something that develops within a child as…

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Dyspraxia in the work place – BUzz

Local apprentice talks about his life with dyspraxia and how he has overcome the challenges set in the work place Dyspraxia, is something that…

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How giraffes helped Poppy Campbell find her voice – BBC News

A girl who barely said a word for the first four years of her life is now a “little chatterbox”. Poppy Campbell, six, from…

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Denise Van Outen opens up about daughter Betsy’s learning difficulties – GoodtoKnow

Denise Van Outen has opened up about her daughter Betsy’s ‘ongoing’ struggle with learning difficulties. The star, 43, spoke the The Sun’s Fabulous magazine…

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Mum’s delight as mute daughter who lived in silence for six years finds voice after life-changing speech therapy – Scottish Daily Record

Mute Girl Finally Finds Her Voice As little Poppy Campbell chats happily to mum Sarah, she is like any happy-go-lucky six-year-old. But until just a…

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Down Syndrome photographer completes ‘once in a lifetime’ trip to US parks – Chard & Ilminster News

Down Syndrome Photographer Goes to the US on First Trip!  Somerset wildlife and landscape photographer Oliver Hellowell recently had the trip of a lifetime…

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‘I have been dragged through the mud’: Goldalming couple win four-year legal ‘battle’ with council over rights of their disabled son – Get Surrey

A Godalming couple have won a four-year “battle” with Surrey County Council (SCC) over the rights of their 10-year-old disabled son. From 2014 to…

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Dyslexic students ‘discriminated against’ in allowance assessments – BBC News

Assessments for dyslexic students claiming disability allowances should be reviewed, peers have said. The issue was raised by Lord Addington, who is president of…

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Scout with autism camps out for two months to fundraise for jamboree – Bedford Today

A teenager with autism from Silsoe is to help unlock his world as he fundraises for a lifetime trip to a scout jamboree. Thomas…

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Airdrie woman who cares for elderly by day is larger-than-life wrestling star – Scottish Daily Record

An Airdrie wrestler has proven to be a powerhouse performer by getting to grips with her job as a carer and grappling with…

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Microsoft: Tech means marketing is now a career option for more people – Marketing Week

Marketing has not always been the most inclusive industry or considered a career option for people with conditions such as dyslexia and dyspraxia,…

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Teenager Mikey Akers wins award from Prime Minister for dyspraxia awareness work – Solihull Observer

A teenager has received praise from the Prime Minister and a Downing Street award for raising awareness about verbal dyspraxia. Mikey Akers founded campaign…

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Disability tech goes mainstream – Financial Times

Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a…

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Sex Work Empowers Me as a Disabled Woman – VICE

When people talk about sex work, the consensus from those who don’t do it is often that sex workers must be desperate for…

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Student defies medical experts to gain top degree – Lancashire Telegraph

A STUDENT has defied medical experts to achieve a first class honours degree. Danielle Wainwright, 21, from Mellor, has high-functioning autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia,…

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Inspiring Grimsby model Joseph fronts River Island’s new campaign – Grimsby Telegraph

A young star from Grimsby is inspiring millions of people as one of the faces of River Island’s new campaign. The great smile of…

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Boy with Down’s Syndrome launches modelling career as one of the new River Island Kids Squad – ITV News

A young boy with Down’s Syndrome has joined a major new campaign for high street store River Island – as his mother says…

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Dyspraxia awareness event helps students learn about teamwork and unique skills – Lethbridge Herald

For nine-year-old Megan Van Diemen, living with dyspraxia presents a lot of challenges. But on Friday an awareness event at Our Lady of…

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Young model with Down’s syndrome stars in new campaign for River Island – Telegraph.co.uk

An 11-year-old boy has become a star of River Island’s new campaign for their children’s range, in a move that his parents hope…

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