Resources

Teens and Adults Living with Dyspraxia/DCD

We have curated resources that describe living with Dyspraxia/DCD. Most were created in the United Kingdom where there is much more awareness of neurodiversity than in the United States. Dyspraxia DCD America hopes to change that. Stay tuned!!
Teens and Adults Living with Dyspraxia/DCD

Videos

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Nourish by Nir Podcast, February 21, 2023 (49:40)
Em J Carter is an actress, TV personality, podcast host and a motivational speaker living with Dyspraxia.

SLP Mommy of Apraxia, February 22, 2021 (39:23)
Director of Content Strategy for Marie Claire magazine Jenny Hollander discusses growing up with one of the most common but unknown conditions known as dyspraxia AKA developmental coordination disorder (DCD).

BBC The Social, August 5, 2022 (4:42)
Dyspraxia may be commonly known as “the clumsy disease” but how does a person who lives with the condition feel?

Fixers UK, October 17, 2018 (3:35)
Cameron Farish, 22, was diagnosed with Dyspraxia, also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Dyspraxia Foundation, October 14, 2018 (6:19)
Dyspraxia Foundation Trustee Sally Payne and youth member Ben appeared on BBC Breakfast News on 14th October 2018 to discuss Dyspraxia and Dr Who.

Teens and Adults Living with Dyspraxia/DCD

Suggested Reading

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By Rosemary Richings (2022)
When talking about her dyspraxia, Rosemary Richings is often met with confusion. Why do so few people understand dyspraxia, or even know what it is?

By Hannah Daly (2022)
Hannah Daly is a pediatric Occupational Therapist and an advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner who is profoundly dyslexic, dyspraxic and has sensory processing disorder. In ‘KNOWING NO BOUNDARIES’, she gives an honest account of living with these hidden disabilities. This book is a unique coming-of-age, feel good memoir that strikes the balance of vulnerability and humor.

By Victoria Biggs (2014)
Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this is a humorous and inspiring practical guide for young adults with dyspraxia and those around them trying to get to grips with the physical, social and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs).

By Sarah Hendrickx (2009)
Increasing numbers of adults are realizing that they have been living with an undiagnosed developmental condition, yet most information and support focuses on children. This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults.

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