Over recent months in France, Dyspraxia, known as Dyspraxie in French, and DCD which they call "trouble de la coordination motrice développementale (TDC)" has been making the news.
A number of well-known personalities in France have come forward to tell their stories about dealing with Dyspraxia and DCD. Coming from the worlds of the arts and even sports, they are raising awareness and normalizing the condition that most in the U.S. have not heard about.
Daniel Auteuil, an award-winning actor for films such as “Jean de Florette” and “Girl on a Bridge” came to his diagnosis late in life after his 13-year-old son was diagnosed. In retrospect, he says he now understands certain things about his way of being and his tenacity.