Learning about Dyspraxia

My son started school in September 2014. I knew that he would have difficulties as he had, what I thought at the time was a speech and language delay, and was being assessed for this. Within the first few months at school, it became obvious that communication wasn’t his only problem. He was struggling in all aspects of school and his behaviour at home was getting also out of control. One of the main problems he was having at school was that he just didn’t…

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What is Dyspraxia?

(I am not an expert on this condition or any other. Any information I share on this blog is information that I have learnt and what I have interpreted from that as a parent of a child who has dyspraxia) Dyspraxia is a neurological condition, which causes the messages from the brain to the body to get scrambled up.  This makes it difficult to plan, coordinate and carry out specific movements. It affects fine and gross motor movements, balance, posture and coordination. So whilst J knows what he wants…

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