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Reading Material

There are lots of books on the topic of Dyspraxia and other specific learning differences to choose from. However, these are the books that we use most often at Dyspraxia UK when working with adults, young people and families.


Hands on Dyspraxia: Developmental Coordination Disorder: Supporting Young People with Motor and Sensory Challenges By Jill Christmas and Rosaline Van de Weyer (2019)


How to Succeed in Employment with Specific Learning Difficulties By Amanda Kirby (2014)


How to Succeed in College with Specific Learning Conditions By Amanda Kirby (2013)


Developmental Co-ordination Disorder in Adults by Sharon Drew (2005) ISBN 1-84310-347-8


Living with Dyspraxia by Mary Colley (2006) ISBN: 978-1-84310-452-0


Caged in Chaos A Dyspraxia Guide to Breaking Free by Victoria Biggs (2006) ISBN: 978-1-84310-546-6


How to Increase the Potential of Students with DCD (Dyspraxia) in Secondary School by Lois Addy (2013)


Developmental Dyspraxia. Identification and Intervention: A manual for parents and professionals by Madeleine Portwood (1999 – new ed. out 2014) ISBN: 978-1853465734


The Dyspraxic Learner: Strategies for Success by Alison Patrick (2015)


Books for sensory issues


Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight by Sharon Heller (2004) For those who are sensory hyper-sensitive and sensory defensive (for children and adults). ISBN: 978-0060932923


The Essential Guide to Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder By Angie Voss (2013)


Understanding your child’s sensory signals By Angie Voss (2013)


Sensational Kids: Hope and help for children with sensory processing disorder (SpLD) By Lucy Jane Miller & Doris A Fuller (2014)


No Longer a secret: Unique common sense strategies for children with motor and sensory challenges By Doreit S. Bialerer & Lucy Jane Miller (2012)

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This assessment and process has enabled me to revisit my dyspraxia and made me realise that I have neglected this part of myself for a very long time. I hadn’t spoken about it for many years and I can see how complacent I had become.


Keith (2023)