The application of Reasonable Adjustments for working adults with Dyspraxia and employment tenure outcome

The purpose of this research will be to gather details of Reasonable Adjustments offered to adults with dyspraxia by employers; to ascertain how useful participants felt these were; to capture bespoke adjustments valued by those with dyspraxia and to share these with others with dyspraxia.  The aim is to enhance employment tenure for those with dyspraxia through education regarding useful Reasonable Adjustments.

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Dyspraxia Foundation AGM & Back to Basics Conference

Saturday 9th July 2016

10.00am — 3.45pm

The Auditorium,  Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ

All members of the Dyspraxia Foundation are cordially invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) with registration at 10.00am. The AGM will be followed by a conference for parents and carers, professionals in health and education, teachers, SENCos, Learning Support Staff, employers and adults with dyspraxia/DCD.

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Dyspraxia Diffusion Workshops 2016 – Back to Basics

The Dyspraxia Diffusion Workshops are  suitable for parents/carers, professionals, adults with dyspraxia/DCD, employers and anyone with an interest in the condition either personally or professionally.

With such an exciting programme at such a reasonable delegate rate we expect these events to be very popular and strongly recommend booking your place as quickly as possible.

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British 10K London Run 2016

Run the world’s greatest route and raise funds for the Dyspraxia Foundation!

Sunday, 10th July 2016 / 9.35am Start

The 16th Anniversary British 10K London Run is staged on the world’s greatest route through the heart of central London passing many of the capitals truly world class historic landmarks including the WW2 Bomber Command Memorial, St Pauls Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

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Penny Bellis represented drivers with dyspraxia at a recent consultation on new driving test

On behalf of the Dyspraxia Foundation, on Thursday 12th November 2015, I attended a disability consultation by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency at the Driver Training Academy at Cardington, Bedfordshire.

I enjoyed meeting both the DVSA staff and the other delegates.  The presentation was given by driving test examiners, who were good company and very approachable.  The other delegates were from organisations representing people with cerebral palsy, the deaf, autism and chronic regional pain syndrome.

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Parietal and cerebellar control of reaching and grasping and its dysfunction in developmental coordination disorder.

Ethics Approval Number: 653

We are looking for children aged 8-10 to come and take part in our study at the University of Nottingham. For more information, please contact Blandine French on blandine.french@nottingham.ac.uk

This is an invitation to take part in a research study on the reaching and grasping of both typically developing children, and children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD). The project aims to investigate children’s ability to make quick changes in direction when reaching to grasp an object.

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University of East London Research Project October 2015

University of East London

Cass School of Education and Communities

Stratford Campus

Water Lane

London E15 4LZ

if you are interested in participating in this research please contact

Casey Edmonds

0208 2236417

0751 6664645

c.o.edmonds@uel.ac.uk

University Research Ethics Committee

If you have any queries regarding the conduct of the program in which you are being asked to participate, please contact:

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Funky Friday 16th October 2015

16th October 2015

“Is it a battle of the sexes?”

This year, the national awareness campaign tackles a growing issue of girls, teenagers and young women ‘slipping through the net’, in terms of early diagnosis. Such a delay (although, many struggle through school, university and even in the workplace, without ever receiving a diagnosis) can have a huge impact on these lives of women and their families.

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