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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia, or Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) is a condition affecting movement and co-ordination. Weaknesses in organisation and ‘clumsiness’ may be apparent, affecting practical activities and organising information into a structured format may prove difficult. Neurodiversity, being the intrinsic cause of all Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs), means that the conditions are varied and each person with an SpLD has a unique profile. However, there is some generic support that may be beneficial for all students.

 

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Examples of student attributes

 

 

 

Student in lecture theatre

Examples of student challenges

 

Student and tutor meeting

Recommended reasonable adjustments

Please see the guidance documents in the 'Useful Downloads' section below, which outline the reasonable adjustments process and the recommended adaptations you can make to support students with Dyspraxia.

Useful Downloads

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