1 in 10

Odds are you know someone with Dyspraxia.

Dyspraxia is a neurological disorder throughout the brain that results in life-long impaired motor, memory, judgment, processing, and other cognitive skills. Dyspraxia also impacts the immune and central nervous systems. Each dyspraxic person has different abilities and weaknesses as dyspraxia often comes with a variety of comorbidities. The most common of these is Developmental Co-ordiantion Disorder (also known as DCD), a motor-planning-based disorder that impacts fine and gross motor development. For insurance reasons, the World Health Organization code for DCD and dyspraxia together is F82 and the DSM code for DCD alone is 315.4.

Learn about symptoms of Dyspraxia

Find doctors & therapists who have experience with Dyspraxia

I Believe in you by Michele Gianetti

I Believe in You

In her book, I Believe in You: A Mother and Daughter's Special Journey, Michele Gianetti writes about her special needs daughter Elizabeth. The book describes their mother-daughter odyssey dealing with Elizabeth's dyspraxia and sensory processing disorder.

Daniel Radcliffe suffers from dyspraxia

“I was having a hard time at school, in terms of being crap at everything, with no discernible talent.” Radcliffe also suffers from dyspraxia, a developmental disorder affecting motor skills, and he still has trouble tying his shoes. “I sometimes think, why, oh why, has Velcro not taken off?” He says.