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Also known as: Developmental Coordination disorder, Percepto-motor Dysfunction, Motor Learning Difficulty

If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Dyspraxia produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices

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Is there support?

Dyspraxia Foundation

Helpline: 01462 454 986

The Foundation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1058352. It provides information and support to individuals and families affected by dyspraxia and has a network of local support groups in England and Wales. 

Group details last reviewed July 2019.

Direct services for children with dyspraxia are also provided by the Foundation for Conductive Education (see entry Cerebral Palsy).