Intro A bit on the early side, but Autism Awareness Month is close and I thought to myself I really should do a post about it. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s/Higher Functioning Autism after I started up my Dyspraxia blog and the Dyspraxia label was a part of my childhood. For that reason, I associate … Read morePost #109 ~ Autism Awareness Month
Improved ‘Positives of Dyspraxia’ Chart Dyspraxia does have its positive points. After all, it is one of the reasons why I started this blog in the first place. The positive points are overshadowed by the stigma that comes with the territory of a label. It is these positives and negatives that make us unique people … Read morePost #108 ~ The Positive Attributes
5 Years of Dyspraxia Blogging This month marks the fifth anniversary of DyspraxicFantastic going live; it has been quite the adventure so far. I can’t believe it’s been over half a decade since I started it all off! Hasn’t been a smooth trip in any sense of the word, but each obstacle has made me … Read morePost #107 ~ 5 Years Live!
Inspiration is the main focus here, but this post is going to be very different and unusual from what I usually do. The people who give us inspiration There are people who give us inspiration and help us with difficult times. Sometimes it is people in our own lives – I’ve talked before about the … Read morePost #106 ~ 🚂 Inspiration (“I think I can”)
Pokémon has been a franchise that’s been going for over 20 years, and with the launch of Pokémon Go it brought it back into the limelight, both for positive and negative reasons. I did a chapter on Pokémon Go for my ‘Dyspraxia and Gaming‘ page, but I have decided to move its content to a post … Read morePost #104 ~ Pokemon Go
The drawbacks have finally lead to something… Change happens on a regular basis and it is something we have to face and accept. Sometimes it’s in our control, but for the most part, it isn’t and sometimes we’re given a choice in the matter, but it could be none of the options are good and it’s … Read morePost #102 ~ ‘The Shot Arrow’
Introduction: The awareness begins In 1987 the Dyspraxia Trust was set up – this was because that there was nothing in place to help or support people with the condition. Awareness was scarce. 30 years on, a name change in the process and the Dyspraxia Foundation is still going, committed to helping as many people as … Read morePost #101 ~ Dyspraxia Awareness Week 2017
A minor milestone for my Dyspraxia blog – the 100th official post! A celebratory post was in order, but with how everything has transpired these past few months that would have been an insult to me and an injustice to this blog. Over the past few months, I have worked on a project on depression … Read morePost #100 ~ Depression: My Internal Fight
For me, my blog has played a vital role in my sanity as it has helped process certain problems and has given me a distraction, as well as a positive outlook/hobby for the last 4 years. When my blog went for a server upgrade a few weeks back I couldn’t make any updates and it … Read morePost #098b ~ Dyspraxic Fantastic is back…again!
2016: In Review 2016 has been a mixed year. There has sure been some negativity across the world – especially in entertainment and politics. For my blog I keep my focus on Dyspraxia. This year has been a double-edged sword. Firstly my Facebook profile was blocked because Facebook Admin decided that it was fake and as … Read morePost #095 ~ 2016 in review