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 more Post #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 more Post #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 more Post #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 more Post #106 ~ 🚂 Inspiration (“I think I can”)
“The Beast from the East” For once a topical post from me! I hail from the south-western part of the UK and as such we don’t get much snow. As expected, the northern parts of England and beyond get a fair amount of snow. When the southern part gets hit it’s mainly on the moors. … Read more Post #105 ~ Dyspraxia vs. The Forces of Nature (Snow)
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 more Post #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 more Post #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 more Post #100 ~ Depression: My Internal Fight
What I consider to be one of my strongest attributes is an incredible strong mental will, something that as an adult hasn’t been easy to break. With events leading up to this point in time, I can say I am on the verge of breaking point, to the point where I feel like I only … Read more Post #099 ~ Breaking Point
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 more Post #098b ~ Dyspraxic Fantastic is back…again!