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Cerebral Palsy and learned dyspraxia

EricaMcD
EricaMcD Community member Posts: 32 Courageous
I have cp and I learned after graduating from university that I had learned dyspraxia.  I was diagnosed with learned dyspraxia by an educational psychologist in the late nineties.  I was recently told that if you have cp you are not considered dyspraxic as it is part of the condition.  Has anyone else been told this by a dyspraxic practitioner?  I am looking for resources and information to help me cope with this unseen part of my disability in everyday situations including the workplace?  Please let me know if you know of any articles, books etc that have been helpful to you.  Thanks.   

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  • Richard_Scope
    Richard_Scope Posts: 3,614 Scope online community team
    Hi @EricaMcD
    Thanks for your post.
    Dyspraxia is considered different from Cerebral Palsy and other motor impairments. Not everybody diagnosed with Dyspraxia with also live with Cerebral Palsy.
    I have found some information for you from the Dyspraxia Foundation
    Here is a blog about CP and Dyspraxia that you might find interesting
    Scope
    Specialist Information Officer and Cerebral Palsy Programme Lead

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