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by djgard27
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Burnout
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Burnout

Dyspraxics definetly suffer from sensory overload again i think this can be attributed to discoordination. I think Mindfulness and meditation may help to unload even though I cant vizualise I feel this is a method of unloading my mind aswell as ensuring i get sufficient sleep.
by djgard27
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia East Of Scotland Adults meet ups Dundee And Edinrbugh
Replies: 0
Views: 1272

Dyspraxia East Of Scotland Adults meet ups Dundee And Edinrbugh

we are a newly formed group of dypraxic adults in the east of scotland holding meetings in Dundee and edinburgh in May and June as per details below. Feel free to come along or refer us to friends. Dundee meet up https://www.facebook.com/events/1007297326112636/ Edinburgh meet up https://www.faceboo...
by djgard27
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Edinburgh social group ??
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: Edinburgh social group ??

A group has been set up in the last couple of months for anyone who may be interested. Details of events will be on that page we have had 1 meet up in Edinburgh so far.
https://www.facebook.com/Dyspraxia-East ... 120648657/
by djgard27
Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Dyspraxia East Scotland
Replies: 6
Views: 1512

Re: Dyspraxia East Scotland

Hi Tim, Sorry for the delay in replying it will depend on demand how far we go we have only held 1 meeting so far that was in Edinburgh. We have not had many people outside Lothian area/fife express an interest in the group so far. i am from Perthshire myself If you keep an eye on the facebook page ...
by djgard27
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Driving & Lack of Concentration - Does this happen to you?
Replies: 5
Views: 2316

Re: Driving & Lack of Concentration - Does this happen to you?

I have to admit my poor concentration has put me off driving having had quite a few lessons.
by djgard27
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Edinburgh social group ??
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: Edinburgh social group ??

Im in Perth I may also be interested in this.
by djgard27
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Dyspraxia East Scotland
Replies: 6
Views: 1512

Dyspraxia East Scotland

A couple of us are looking to set up a group in East Scotland for people to potentially meet up etc is there other Scottish people on here? this is the group https://www.facebook.com/Dyspraxia-East ... fications/
by djgard27
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Work
Topic: What is your job?
Replies: 24
Views: 6285

Re: What is your job?

I work as a application support analyst in a university previously i worked in finance in a college. Its not going aswell as I would have hoped only been here 3 months and on a years contract with the potential of becoming permanent could be busier I find i perform better when busier with my dysprax...
by djgard27
Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: very stressed.
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: very stressed.

Hi Red I know exactly what you mean Tom the feeling of not being in control is horrible as you say as you say try and stay calm Red and think of what is most important and dont be afraid to ask for help to try and ease some of the stress your feeling. I had a bit of a funny day yesterday stressed bu...
by djgard27
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia and food Intolerance
Replies: 6
Views: 1412

Re: Dyspraxia and food Intolerance

I get where your coming from Rose somethings take so long im working at the moment and trying to study at nights so really busy just now but some tasks take us dyspraxics so long can be really tired some nights so dont get enough done can be really frustrating so getting the balance right can be dif...
by djgard27
Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Any tips for winding down after work?
Replies: 7
Views: 1114

Re: Any tips for winding down after work?

Have to agree Johanna when im stressed nothing beats a good soak in a hot bath also walk quite a bit that seems to help me to wind down.
by djgard27
Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia and food Intolerance
Replies: 6
Views: 1412

Dyspraxia and food Intolerance

has any other dyspraxics also got food intolerance?
by djgard27
Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: tidying and getting stressed about it
Replies: 16
Views: 7334

Re: tidying and getting stressed about it

I'm always leave jobs half done (I like to TRY to help my boyfriend out at his flat when I stay over) and he has to ask me if I've forgotten anything, a sort of gentle reminder, at which point I have to apologise and go back to whatever it was I was doing before my mind wandered :S It's no big deal...
by djgard27
Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: MORE RESEARCH REQUIRED ON DYSPRAXIA
Replies: 3
Views: 480

Re: MORE RESEARCH REQUIRED ON DYSPRAXIA

Main problem is the public sector isnt interested in supporting this and the main dyspraxia bodies dont have enough funding i think its getting worse rather than better only way to spread the word of things is through social media and writing to politicians it seems.
by djgard27
Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Getting help & assessment
Topic: I need your stories on the difficulties of dyspraxia
Replies: 13
Views: 7750

Re: I need your stories on the difficulties of dyspraxia

I am now 31 years old I was only diagnosed at the age of 28 and faced many similiar problems to others on here I was bullied at school and not treated well by teachers so i dropped out of school at 15 and went to College for a few years and studied accounting. Then over the next few years I was in a...