How did you address any challenges you or your child were having at home, school, or work (include any therapies you received, if you’re comfortable sharing)?
Speech, OT, PT, biking, swimming, rock climbing...trying everything and making it FUN!
Which therapies/approaches were most effective?
Sports, at home work.
What coping strategies do you find most helpful in your daily life?
Structure/schedule. Breaking down steps. Celebrating small wins. Positive self-talk. Regulating emotions with breathing techniques.
What is the worst thing about living with Dyspraxia/DCD? B. What would you like others to understand about Dyspraxia/DCD?
Dyspraxic kids CAN. It just takes longer. It takes a lot of patience and a lot of love. Break the steps down, give them 1:1 individual lessons. They are more than capable.