What is Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder?

“An impairment or immaturity in the organization of movement which leads to associated problems with language, perception and thought.”

(The Dyspraxia Foundation, 2012)

Difficulties associated with Dyspraxia include

  • Poor body awareness (proprioception) and balance
  • Poor organisation
  • Poor spatial awareness
  • Concentration and attention
  • Following instructions
  • Numeracy skills
  • Handwriting
  • Poor memory
  • Poor motor-planning and co-ordination


The 90-minute workshop covers different aspects of dyspraxia including:

  • Causes and neurological theories
  • Indicators of dyspraxia
  • Classroom Strategies
  • Resources and recommended reading