Dyspraxia can be a complicated condition to understand. Most people think that it’s limited to being clumsy, even going so far to being called “Clumsy Child Syndrome”. Here are 5 blogs to help you spread Dyspraxia awareness. They will cover the basics that you need to know to help talk about and raise awareness on the condition. It also includes a podcast and a fantastic life story about Dyspraxia.
We hope you enjoy them!
#1: UNDERSTANDING DYSPRAXIA – A MISUNDERSTOOD CONDITION EXPLAINED!
Dyspraxia is often misunderstood because it’s happening inside a child’s body and they might not even know what’s going on. This blog will give you a helpful overview of the condition. It brings up harmful stereotypes and then aims to break them down point by point. We hope you find them helpful!
#2: HOW DO YOU GET TESTED FOR DYSPRAXIA!
Testing For Dyspraxia can be a long, drawn-out process and it’s often hard to know where to start. This blog will give you the low down on the everything you need to know about getting testing for Dyspraxia. From where to start, what is involved and where getting a test will leave you. It’s an essential blog if you think you or your child might be Dyspraxic.
Read It Here: HOW DO YOU GET TESTED FOR DYSPRAXIA?
#3: FIVE TOP TIPS FOR PARENTING A CHILD WITH DYSPRAXIA!
Parenting a child with Dyspraxia can be extremely difficult. It takes a lot of patience and trial and error to get it right. Helping your Dyspraxic child navigate school, socialising and extra activities can be extremely daunting. Here are 5 top tips for parenting a child with Dyspraxia that will make it a lot easier!
Read It Here: FIVE TOP TIPS FOR PARENTING A CHILD WITH DYSPRAXIA
#4: WHAT LIFE IS LIKE WITH DYSPRAXIA!
Dyspraxia literally affects every single part of my life. As a child, it affected school, friendships, after school activities and basic life skills. As an adult, it affects friendships, my job and everyday tasks. But I didn’t let it stop me! This is a blog I originally wrote in 2015 about my life with Dyspraxia. It has been updated to where I am now and talks about how I consider Dyspraxia a superpower… and why you should too!
Read It Here: WHAT LIFE IS REALLY LIKE WITH DYSPRAXIA!
#5: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DYSPRAXIA!
This is a fantastic tell-all podcast featuring Joel, Lorraine & Jenny. It breaks down everything you need to know about Dyspraxia from someone who lives it and from a parents point of view. Find out what testing used to be like, compared to now and the intricacies of Dyspraxia. As well as what you can do as parents to help and find out all about Executive Functioning!
Read It Here: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DYSPRAXIA
We hope that you have enjoyed these 5 blogs to help you spread Dyspraxia Awareness. If you want more support surrounding Dyspraxia and parenting a child with Dyspraxia, consider joining our Free Sensory Support Group on Facebook!