Stumbling through Space and Time: Living Life with Dyspraxia

September 21, 2022|
Stumbling through Space and Time: Living Life with Dyspraxia by Rosemary Richings
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"In 1994, I was diagnosed with dyspraxia, and I was unable to do everything that children are expected to do by the time they're in school. For me, this included everything from riding a bike and catching a ball, to reading, writing, and basic math."

When talking about her dyspraxia, Rosemary Richings is often met with confusion. Why do so few people understand dyspraxia, or even know what it is?

Rosemary shares her experience of growing up dyspraxic, and how it impacts her sense of space, time and co-ordination. Diagnosed with DCD at the age of four, Rosemary shares her insights and experience dealing with challenges, from coping with bullies in school to choosing a dyspraxia-friendly university, pursuing self-employment and travelling abroad.

Rosemary shares guidance for others about what helped her develop her skills, including ballet and gymnastics, the Wilbarger Protocol (brushing therapy) and equestrian therapy. Full of practical tips and insights into the strategies that gave Rosemary the confidence to succeed, this is an essential guide for other dyspraxics and those supporting them, which shows you how you too can thrive as a dyspraxic person.

Rosemary Richings is a writer, author, and advocate who was diagnosed in the mid-90s, when she was 4 years old. Her writing and advocacy work helps dyspraxics and other disabled people feel more represented, loved, and supported in our society. Rosemary is a co-founder of Dyspraxic Alliance and is on the board of trustees of Dyspraxic ...
Title:Stumbling through Space and Time: Living Life with Dyspraxia
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.4 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.5 X 5.4 X 0.4 in
Published:September 21, 2022
Publisher:Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781839972690

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