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Tree Fu Tom: Combating Dyspraxia

Tree Fu Tom is about a boy who can magically transform himself to enter a tree in his garden and become part of the Treetopolis world of butterflies, sprites, bugs and naughty fungi. David plays Tom’s best friend, the often over-excited acorn sprite Twigs.

The exercises Tom encourages young viewers to do have been specifically designed to improve the co-ordination of children with dyspraxia (often known as clumsy child syndrome) which is said to effect one in ten of the population.

‘I would never have imagined a programme like this could be used in this way to help combat dyspraxia,’ says David. ‘It will be fascinating to see if it does have a positive effect. The children will certainly have a good time trying.’

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