|Related to/Also known as||
Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (D.C.D.)
Motor Learning Difficulties
|Symptoms||Dyspraxia is a developmental disorder of organisation and planning of physical movement. Developmental dyspraxia (see below) affects co-ordination, spatial awareness, perception, language and short-term memory.|
Developmental dyspraxia is when someone is born with dyspraxia.
Acquired dyspraxia can be caused by a stroke or head injury.
|Useful national contacts||The Dyspraxia Foundation
Tel. 01462 454986, 10am-1pm, Mon-Friday
This film shows the ways in which a boy with developmental co-ordination disorder/dyspraxia has overcome barriers to learning and participation with the support of his school and others
|News and events|
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.