Dyspraxia is also known as DCD Developmental Coordination Disorder.

DCD is essentially a neurodevelopment disorder that mainly affects coordination.

People with Dyspraxia can also have problems with

What is Dyspraxia
DYSPRAXIA is made up of two words. The Latin word for 'DYS' meaning DIFFICULTY WITH and 'PRAXIS' means ACTION in Greek
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Organisation Skills

Spatial awareness





Social & emotional skills

It is estimated that DCD Dyspraxia affects 5-10% of the population which equals 1 -2 children in every class.

It is more common in boys than girls (usually identified in 6-12 year olds).

What are the Strengths associated with Dyspraxia?

People with Dyspraxia are able to develop their own strategies to overcome difficulties. They can also be great…

Problem Solvers

Creative and original thinkers

Hard Working and Determined

Empathetic and Caring

Symptoms of dyspraxia can vary between individuals and may change over time.

If you have DCD Dyspraxia it may affect:

  • Coordination, balance and movement
  • Learning new skills, think, and remember information at work and home
  • Daily living skills, such as dressing or preparing meals
  • Ability to write, type, draw and grasp small objects
  • How you function in social situations
  • How you deal with your emotions
  • Time management, planning and personal organisation skills

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