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by peterkeegan
Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Organisations that maybe of help to us....!
Replies: 8
Views: 2362

Re: Organisations that maybe of help to us....!

Finally got my support going its only taken a year for my bosses to get their thumbs out of their backsides and sort out the issues that were outstanding. I am really happy to be moving forward at long last.
by peterkeegan
Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Nursing, dispraxcia, studying and dyslexia
Replies: 2
Views: 2221

Re: Nursing, dispraxcia, studying and dyslexia

Just sent an private message.
by peterkeegan
Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:35 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Access to Work has changed & Equality Act
Replies: 0
Views: 655

Access to Work has changed & Equality Act

Hi Folks Access to Work has changed as part of the government cutbacks. Where Access to Work would not pay the first £300.00 for equipment etc it is now gone upto the first £1,000.00 though the six week rule is still in place. I would suggest you read up on it. Also as from October 2010 the DDA 2005...
by peterkeegan
Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: RCN - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscaluia toolkit
Replies: 1
Views: 1348

RCN - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscaluia toolkit

Hi Folks The RCN (Royal Colleage of Nursing) has written a toolkit for managers/ practitioners and mentors. Yes this toolkit is aimed at supporting nurses with any of the three D's (Dyslexia/ Dyspraxia and Dyscaluia) but it has self help tips and tips for managers as to what they can do for you. I b...
by peterkeegan
Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey :)
Replies: 8
Views: 449

Re: Hey :)

Welcome to the forum and totally understand about forgetting to do things, very frustrating....
by peterkeegan
Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: dyspraxia project
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: dyspraxia project

Yeah why not I will give it a bash just let me know what you need off me.
by peterkeegan
Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Neurological Impaired/dyspraxic graduate's time wasted
Replies: 10
Views: 1982

Re: Neurological Impaired/dyspraxic graduate's time wasted

I think we dyspraxics are selling ourselves short....Yes I know as well as anyone how hard it can be at university and then in employment but its the sysytem that lets people like us down not we let down the system. People with dyspraxia have lots of strengths and talents and we must use them to our...
by peterkeegan
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Things I find annoying
Replies: 10
Views: 2463

Re: Things I find annoying

Hi There are things I find annoying in work and outside of work: Being given 6 or 7 jobs to do at the same time even though I have said I can't multi task. Trying explain something to someone or suggest an idea, people not getting what I meanm then 15 mins later coming out wuith the same idea. I get...
by peterkeegan
Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi I'm Pete from Liverpool
Replies: 6
Views: 833

Re: Hi I'm Pete from Liverpool

Hi Still interested in attending a Dyspraxia group in Liverpool? If so let me know as I am thinking of going through official channels (Dyspraxia Foundation) and formally setting up a group. Liaising with other groups across the country and other groups who represent peoples other difficulties such ...
by peterkeegan
Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Driving instructor wanting help.
Replies: 12
Views: 3531

Re: Driving instructor wanting help.

Dyspraxia does tend to be worse in stressful situations because the individual would be under pressure to think process and act fairly quickly and it can sometimes be the individual themselves that is putting themselves under pressure and stress.
by peterkeegan
Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Organisations that maybe of help to us....!
Replies: 8
Views: 2362

Re: Organisations that maybe of help to us....!

For those in the Liverpool Area.....Ranstad HR Solutions seem to be on the ball and in the process of waiting to be tutored by a Michelle Pennington, a person who specialises with students and employees with Dyspraxia, Dyslexia & Dyscalulia. I have just got to wait for my employers to get their thum...
by peterkeegan
Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Driving instructor wanting help.
Replies: 12
Views: 3531

Re: Driving instructor wanting help.

Try asking them before the first lesson if they have Dyspraxia or any other Specific Learning Difficulties. Seek advice from the Dyspraxia Foundation or ask the individual themselves if there is a way that things can be taught to them. Most Dyspraxics if not all that want to drive tend find driving ...
by peterkeegan
Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: home budgeting nightmare
Replies: 16
Views: 3954

Re: home budgeting nightmare

Did you disclose that you are dyspraxic before hand?
by peterkeegan
Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia and Verbal Intelligence.
Replies: 10
Views: 4471

Re: Dyspraxia and Verbal Intelligence.

Good at Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geography, Stats, sometimes IT etc poor at English, writing academic assignments etc
by peterkeegan
Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: home budgeting nightmare
Replies: 16
Views: 3954

Re: home budgeting nightmare

Eva at least you won't get screwed over and someone to talk things over with you before signing anything.