Dyspraxia

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Personal trainer offers session to youngsters with learning disabilities – Sunderland Echo

A kind-hearted personal trainer is helping youngsters with learning disabilities become more at home in the gym…

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How adults with dyspraxia navigate daily life – Medical Xpress

People with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) – also known as dyspraxia – have a “hidden disability”. This…

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Doctor Who’s Dyspraxic Companion Will Help People Like Me Get The Help They Need – HuffPost UK

On Sunday, during Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who debut, one of the new companions, Ryan Sinclair, was struggling…

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‘It affects me every single day’ – South Shields MP opens up about her dyspraxia as she praises awareness campaign – Shields Gazette

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has praised a union for taking on the fight to raise awareness…

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What is dyspraxia? Doctor Who companion Ryan’s condition explained – Digital Spy

The new series of Doctor Who isn’t just breaking new ground with the show’s first female Doctor…

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Are you struggling with balance? It may be a sign of dyspraxia – Belfast Telegraph

Writing, typing, riding a bike, driving a car, doing DIY around the home – these are just…

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Eye training to help children with dyspraxia – Medical Xpress

Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed…

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YouTuber Jamie Spalding among speakers at Digital Wave – Bournemouth Echo

A TOP Microsoft marketer and a YouTuber with more than two million subscribers will be seeking to…

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Watchdog raps Norfolk County Council after disabled boy’s social care needs were not met for 18 months – Eastern Daily Press

Children’s services bosses apologised after the mother of the boy, who has not been identified, complained to…

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Stroke survivor’s call to give others the chance of life – East Lothian Courier

A MAN whose life was dramatically changed following a stroke has called on a treatment to be…

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PIP cuts could put life of autistic woman Lizzie Graham ‘in danger’ – Kent Online

An autistic woman unable to wash or dress herself without help faces having her care cut under…

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Charity celebrates 20 years of putting young people on path to success – The Irish News

AN alternative education project that supports young people facing difficulties remaining in mainstream schools is celebrating a…

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Scot written off by doctors proves them wrong as she bids to add to medals haul at Special Olympics – Scottish Daily Record

After Kerri Mackenzie was diagnosed with learning difficulties and dyspraxia – doctors warned she would probably never…

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People share their experiences of living with dyspraxia – Metro

Developmental co-ordination disorder, commonly known as dyspraxia, is a condition that affects movement and co-ordination. While dyspraxia…

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Marvellous Movie Day at Heaney Homeplace – Ballymena Times

The Empower Project, in partnership with the award winning Seamus Heaney Homeplace in Bellaghy, has introduced yet…

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Four ways employers can support neurodiversity at work – Personnel Today

With 700,000 people in the UK now on the autism spectrum and Morrisons having just launched a…

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Rotary club honours kids who ‘make a difference!’ – Stoke-on-Trent Live

The Lake Hotel Rudyard was the setting recently for the Leek Rotary Young Citizens Awards Evening, which…

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Everything you need to know about dyspraxia and Autism Spectrum (ASD) – AutisMag

Ever imagined, how life would be if you had to struggle with everyday tasks? Although many would…

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Calls for volunteers to help local sports club in school holidays – Worcester News

A LOCAL sports club, DizzKidz, aimed at providing various sporting activities for children with co-ordination difficulties is…

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Church of England Archbishop: Prayer Doesn’t Always Help Those With Disabilities – Patheos

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, doesn’t necessarily want you to pray for his daughters’ disabilities because…

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Welby says daughter’s disability is part of her and she is precious – The Guardian

The archbishop of Canterbury has said he has not prayed for his daughter Ellie Welby in relation…

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The disability campaigners who’ve been invited to help a London council make big decisions about their lives – Get West London

“Would people accept a women’s organisation run by men?” Tara Flood makes the comparison when she talks about…

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Call for new members for dyspraxia support group – The Northern Echo

A SUPPORT group for adults and teenager affected by dyspraxia is urging new members to get in…

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Specific learning difficulty ‘bases’ at ten Hertfordshire primary schools to close as part of restructuring – Hertfordshire Mercury

Councillors have backed proposals to close ten special learning difficulty bases across the county, include one each…

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16-year-old wunderkind makes a colourful debut at Galeri Prima – New Straits Times Online

“SAY hello Luqman, and stand up please!” his mother tells him half-exasperatedly.The lanky 16-year-old who’s sprawled on…

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“Always smiling” – the inspirational model who’s proving disabilities don’t need to hold you back – Grimsby Live

A twelve-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome is inspiring others with his sunny optimism and modelling career. Joseph Hale…

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Learning disability bases in primary schools across Herts set for closure – Herts Advertiser

Councillors on the education, libraries and localism cabinet panel backed the idea to close the bases –…

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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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