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by Wobble
Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Spatial awareness
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Spatial awareness

I have no awareness of where my limbs are in space, i am floppy and bump into people and objects a lot. Though my visual spatial abiluty is good, my spatial awareness in block design and OT tests is challegned greatly. It makes it really diffucult to use objects im not used to handeling and even sim...
by Wobble
Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Dyspraxia vs. Aspergers
Replies: 31
Views: 22569

Dyspraxia vs. Aspergers

I have noticed that some people who are diagnosed with dyspraxia have vary strong traits of having aspergers.But others show no traits of this disorder. Is it true a pyscholgist would diagnose dyspraxia to not label the child as having a form of autism? I ask, as a friend of mine he has dyspraxia an...
by Wobble
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Relationships
Topic: maintaining relationships
Replies: 18
Views: 3030

Re: maintaining relationships

I dont know if anyone can realte but being dyspraxic, can anyone relate in only being able to communicate during certain hours of the day? I find i can't communicate well with people if i've been concentrating a lot in school and then meet them as i have so many thoughts trailing through my head. I ...
by Wobble
Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult
Replies: 7
Views: 708

Re: Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult

Alley Cat and Alladin, i really feel for you both after reading your experiences. I believe often teachers can be cautiouis of labbeling a child due to the paossible impilcations later life, by not stating more problems occur for sufferer. Also people tend to generalise when someone says they have a...
by Wobble
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: How to 'come out' as dyspraxic if you're not a typical case
Replies: 5
Views: 709

Re: How to 'come out' as dyspraxic if you're not a typical c

No case of dyspraxia is the same! Some people will display a lot of dyspraxia symtptoms but in mild dosages, others will have adhd and dyspraxia and other will be dyslexia and dyspraxia - which bascially means you have a cocktail of symtpoms of each disorder, which i know i certaintly do! I certaint...
by Wobble
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult
Replies: 7
Views: 708

Re: Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult

Thanks for the reply! Im fully aware of the benefits an official diagnosis which is the main reason i pushed forward to get a diangnosis whith my parents help. It was tough as i dont like reading pages and pages of my problems but it has helped me get the use of extra time a laptop so i should be gr...
by Wobble
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult
Replies: 7
Views: 708

Do most dyspraxics find the education system difficult

I'm feeling quite down at the moment, as i can never seem to pass exams and misunderstand questions. I feel such a failure, and when i really try i still seem to get low marks or not pass! It's strange because the subjects are write a lot for and feel ive done really well are always the lowest marke...
by Wobble
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Information Intake
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Re: Information Intake

This causes a lot of issues for me socially and im fully aware of it and it really lowers my self esteem as i now i must appear really bad from the listners perspective. :( For istance: I was recently with a friend, she has dyspraxia aswell and we went in a cafteria to get some lunch. I can follow t...
by Wobble
Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Taking some things literally
Replies: 18
Views: 3072

Re: Taking some things literally

I have a real deficit in problem solving - so this really does make it very hard for me to understand things and have flexible thinking! I get eaisly offended by jokes as i take them the wrong way, therfore i dont really like sarcaism....
by Wobble
Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Uncontrolable laughter/giggling?
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: Uncontrolable laughter/giggling?

I have those "ticks" of being very giddy and yes im daignosed dyspraxic, but only got diagnosed a yeah and a half ago - at 17, and needed learning assitant throughout my schooling life. When im very nervous about an appointment or a new situation i will start laughing, it makes my mom laugh as its m...
by Wobble
Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: ever seen a real-life dyspraxic?
Replies: 62
Views: 7887

Re: ever seen a real-life dyspraxic?

Yeah,i seem to be surrounded by them everywhere i go,lol.Its not an uncommon condition.
I definately believe the male to female ratio is equal,but less girls are detected becuase were more self critical from early on.
by Wobble
Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: ever seen a real-life dyspraxic?
Replies: 62
Views: 7887

Re: ever seen a real-life dyspraxic?

Yeah,i seem to be surrounded by them everywhere i go,lol.Its not an uncommon condition.
I definately believe the male to female ratio is equal,but less girls are detected becuase were more self critical from early on.
by Wobble
Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Can you swim?
Replies: 37
Views: 14116

Re: Can you swim?

Yes i can and reasonably well compared with other people.I was always a fish in the water and it was the one sport i would actually do and enjoy rather then refuse.
by Wobble
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Mental Blocks
Replies: 10
Views: 3102

Re: Mental Blocks

I can relate to this problem tremendously,i often convince myself im going to sit down and study a paticular subject,once im seated i sit and the shere though of even doing it is overwhelming and then i just rest my head on the desk and plan what im going to do but once it comes round to it,im too t...
by Wobble
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS
Replies: 37
Views: 18660

Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Up until recently i nicknamed slug because of the amount of sleep i need in order to even function.If i have less then 8 hours i wouldnt be able to concentrate or keep my eyes open!