Parents / Carers

Helpline

If you have any concerns or questions about a child or young person and you would like some advice please contact our helpline 01905 676118 – open 10am-3pm school days or if these times are difficult just email info@dyspraxia-ed.co.uk and we will make a telephone appointment to suit you. The child or young person doesn’t need to have a diagnosis, in fact most children we help don’t have a Dyspraxia diagnosis.

Self Help Workshops For Parents/Carers

Our online workshops for parents/carers clearly explain what dyspraxia is and are full of practical, affordable tips and advice to help you. Are you facing long waiting times to see professionals, or simply want to feel more confident in helping your child then these wokshops are ideal. Down to earth and practical.

“These workshops literally hold your hand. An absolute must for anyone caring for a child with dyspraxia” Quote from a parent review.

What do the parent workshops cover?

These 5 video parent workshop modules draw on 20 years of experience and expert knowledge. Viewed and highly praised by a very experienced senior paediatric Occupational Therapist. These workshops will guide you in supporting your child. On completion you will be offered a FREE personal zoom or phone consultation to answer any queries you may have concerning your child. Cathy presents the workshops. To find out more about Cathy click here

Self Help Parent Workshops only £ 75 for all 5 workshops (90 days viewing licence) + FREE personal consultation

Parent Workshop  1: What is dyspraxia?

A clear, easy to understand explanation of this complex condition.

Parent Workshop 2: Co-ordination difficulties

Poor co-ordination is the first and most obvious sign of dyspraxia. Understanding how this affects your child in everyday life is essential for helping them.This module covers the different types of coordination difficulties, explains the terms gross and fine motor skills and offers useful, practical tips to help them.

Parent Workshop  3: Sensory difficulties

Many children with dyspraxia experience sensory difficulties which are frequently overlooked. It is vital to know about these when supporting your child. This module explains what they are in simple to understand terms and offers realistic strategies to help manage them.

Parent Workshop  4: Day to Day functioning

This module is packed full of tips to help your child cope day to day, from packing a school bag to sleeping and everything in-between! It’s not so much about doing one big thing to support your child but rather many small things throughout their day which together make a big difference.

Parent Workshop  5: A) How to get a dyspraxia diagnosis  B) Help in the health system  C) Help in the education system

Getting help and support both at school and within the health care system is a post code lottery for dyspraxia/DCD and many parents/carers really struggle to get help. This module will help you manage your way through both these systems.

 

Is it easy to do?

Absolutely!

  • Go to our shop and select the workshop/s you want.
  • Purchase with a  credit/debit card.
  • You will receive x3 emails.  1) Order confirmation 2) Account Created email containing your login details. 3) Welcome to membership.
  • Once logged in go to “MEMBERSHIP” to view the workshop.
  • You will have 90 days to view the workshops as many times as you need.
  • Contact us for any queries info@dyspraxia-ed.co.uk or 01905 676118 between  10am-3pm Monday to Friday.

100% of the money from the sale our workshops is used to support children and young people with dyspraxia. Thank you.

Please note “parent” is used to mean any adult caring for a child.