Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is a neurological condition which may result in a learner experiencing difficulties with their fine motor control, spelling, hand-writing and grammar.

Below are some links giving more information about the condition:

Developmental Co-ordination Disorder Support Organisations

A list of websites from organisations working to support people with DCD (also called Dyspraxia):

Dyspraxia Foundation – click on the “About Dyspraxia” tab for information about this disorder and how it affects learning and everyday life.

Mindroom – website with information about various conditions that can affect learning including DCD, ADHD and Dyslexia

NHS Choices – Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (dyspraxia) in children – NHS overview including description, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

Iris Grace and Thula

Iris Grace is a little girl on the autism spectrum. She has a talent for painting, and a cat called Thula. Between them, painting and Thula have made a dramatic difference to Iris Grace’s life.

Sir Jackie Stewart on Dyslexia

Jackie Stewart describes himself as an “extreme dyslexic”, but he has been incredibly successful, in spite of his miserable experience at school. Watch this BBC video for his insights and advice.