Olivia Taylor

Dyspraxia

What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia (aka “Developmental coordination disorder”). The NHS website describes it as “Condition affecting physical coordination”. Symptoms include: taking longer to reach developmental milestones and difficulties with coordination. 

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What are the benefits of dyspraxia?

  • Excellent Long-term Memory
  • Hardworking 
  • Artistic and Creative 
  • Good at working alone

 

How to study with dyspraxia?

  • Find a quiet place to study
  • Have a To-Do List and tick things off one at a time
  • A sloping desk or an angle board can be helpful for people with dyspraxia
  • Small chunks of information rather than long study sessions
  • Use mnemonics, flow charts and mind-maps
  • Make use of technology 
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