Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them. Victoria Bigss talks about both the direct effects of her ‘learning difference’- disorganisation, clumsiness and poor short term memory- and the other difficulties that she and fellow dyspraxics encounter such as bullying, low self-esteem and loneliness. Packed with down-to-earth advice on a wide range of issues, including body language, puberty, health and hygiene. family life and social skills, this positive book also includes accounts from other dyspraxic children.
Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them struggling and determined to get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs).
In her own conversational style, Victoria Biggs tells personal stories and ‘this-is-what-it’s-like-for-me’ accounts from other dyspraxic adolescents are also included.
Her positive and practical approach and profound empathy with others in her situation make this book a must-read for dyspraxics, their parents and other family members, and for professionals working with them.