I must confess that although I have 2 magazine racks full of stuff to do in the holidays, not to mention all the stuff on our summer holiday resources article to do, I still don’t feel ready for these school holidays. I could still do with one more week. I’m not the only one am […]
Is The Maths Factor Any Good for Dyspraxia or Dyscalculia Kids?
My daughter is in year 4, soon to be year 5, and has maths lessons with the year 1s. That is not an easy sentence to type. She has dyspraxia and dyscalculia, and I feel like we’ve tried everything. We’re going back to basics with the Plus 1 book, which is working well, but let’s […]
Top 10 Resources for a Dyspraxic Child in the Summer Holidays
“I’M BORED!” The holidays haven’t even begun, yet I can feel the hot stress of keeping my dyspraxic kid both entertained and educated this summer. You want them to be active but you also want them to practice their handwriting, you want to try to improve their maths but don’t want the holidays to feel like […]
Dyspraxia in Children
Dyspraxia in children is pretty common. It is estimated that at least one child in each class of 30 children will have a dyspraxia diagnosis–in fact somewhere between 5-10% of children have dyspraxia. You are definitely not alone 🙂 Kids with dyspraxia usually exhibit symptoms such as clumsiness, messy handwriting, slow to change for PE, and […]
A Mixed Week? Bien Sur!
Well, what an interesting week! Life with a dyspraxia kid is never dull is it? Our highlight and lowlight came on the same day… The Highlight The highlight was that DK’s French teacher sent a message saying that DK had worked really hard and done well in French this week. This has never happened with any […]
What’s the Difference Between DCD and Dyspraxia? Are They the Same?
Although there are people who will argue differently, and cloud the whole issue by talking about umbrella terms that just confuse everybody, there really isn’t a difference between DCD and dyspraxia. In simple terms, DCD and dyspraxia are the same thing. DCD is also known as dyspraxia, and dyspraxia is also known as DCD. When […]