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10 things not to say to someone with dyspraxia

Having a hidden disability means that I’ve had quite a few comments, some of which are ignorant and annoying, others are fairly amusing.
So I’ve thought I’d make a list of some of the things people have said to me. You may find some of them relatable if you’re not dyspraxic but have a different disability/condition. So here’s my list of 10 things not to say to someone with dyspraxia: Continue reading “10 things not to say to someone with dyspraxia”

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What is it like to have dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia? This is a question which I have been asked so many times, and during Dyspraxia Awareness Week last year I wrote a blog post which gave an insight into dyspraxia from my point of view. However, I wanted to do something a little different to increase understanding. That’s why I have decided to write this, not just describing dyspraxia to you but trying to get you to imagine what it is like to be dyspraxic. I would just like to point out that everyone with dyspraxia is, of course, unique so please don’t assume that every single person will experience every single difficulty!

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