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Disability -Curly Shoe Laces

  One problem I have encountered through out my life is tying shoelaces. Although I am now able to tie them up, they don’t stay tied up for very long. It is both frustrating and embarrassing when  I constantly have to stop to re-tie them.We are already people who tend to trip easily. We don’t need  untied laces increasing the […]

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visiting my niece

On Thursday I went with my Mum and youngest son to see my niece and great niece. We don’t see them very often as they live an hour away on the train. Life is so busy we just don’t get the time as often as we would like. We had coffee at their local shopping centre. I had a lovely […]

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Dyspraxia – My First Homeschooling Visit.

                                                          My youngest child is home schooled for various reasons.. On Wednesday the moderator came to visit to see how we were doing. It was our first visit so I didn’t know […]

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Death In Paradise

      My mum was recently watching Death in Paradise. She she said to me she wondered if the DI had dyspraxia. I enjoyed watching the show Humphrey Gorman was a very likeable character and for me easy to identify with. It has now become my favourite show. I decided to google “Death in Paradise”. The blurb said “DI […]

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Is It Worth Getting a Dispraxia Diagnosis

Dyspraxia is a lifelong condition and there is no cure. Often people will say is it worth getting a diagnosis if it can’t be cured. When I asked my sons OT for a referal to a paediatrician to diagnose his dyspraxia, she said ‘ they often wont see children for DCD (Dyspraxia) because they dont think there is any point […]

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Why Special Needs Children Need a Quiet Classroom

I was reminded recently why a classroom needs to be kept quiet and distraction free for children who are neuro- diverse. Often people with neuro-typical brains don’t realize how hard it is to filter out distracting noises and movement. A few weeks ago I attended my sons end of year school concert. Unfortunately when the headmaster gave his address a […]

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Dyspraxia-My Experiences with Education and Medical Professionals

Somebody asked me recently if they could hear about my experiences with the medical profession and education professionals in regards to dyspraxia. While I have recently had some positive experiences, overall I have had more negative experiences then positive. dyspraxia is still not very well-known and most people have never heard of it. However people working in the areas of […]

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