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by Tom fod
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxia Foundation Website: We need your help
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Dyspraxia Foundation Website: We need your help

Hi and thanks for including us I'm lucky enough that I've been in continuous employment for a number of years so it's been some years since I set foot in a job centre. I think the following points and questions are worth going on the DFs website. Looking fot Work How can I get Jobcentre + staff to u...
by Tom fod
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: Hello

Hi Julia and welcome

Hope you'll find the forum useful please feel free to start threads with any qiuestions you have or reanimate older discussions by contributing your own thoughts and experiences.
by Tom fod
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxic authors
Replies: 7
Views: 60

Re: Dyspraxic authors

Ali Your dissertation sounds interesting. I know v little about that, only that the Germans no doubt did some agitating, not that our colonialist attitudes didn't give the peoples more than enough reason to at the very least mistrust the British and other colonialist powers. I too find my mind often...
by Tom fod
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxic authors
Replies: 7
Views: 60

Re: Dyspraxic authors

You're very welcome. I see from your Intro that you're studying history. (I did it at A Level but some years ago now!) What periods of history interest you the most, and do you like historical fiction? Any particular favourite authors? Found this on the forum from 5 yrs ago http://www.dyspraxicadult...
by Tom fod
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxic authors
Replies: 7
Views: 60

Re: Dyspraxic authors

Hi Ali and welcome I have a friend who's self-published (I'm pretty sure as a e-book) sorry can't remember title Another trained as a journalist and started www.dyspraxialifemagazine.co.uk I also know of several people who have written non fiction books and plays and others who have online blogs. I ...
by Tom fod
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: My experience
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: My experience

My difficulties lie more finding a partner as seem to be managing ok on work front even if I do stress about things going horribly wrong.
by Tom fod
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Open Spaces
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Open Spaces

Hi and welcome! Dyspraxia is a diverse condition and peop react in myriad different ways. Sadly too many seem to struggle with mental health difficulties of some kind or another in their lives. This site’s been here since 2006 so it may be that someone might have shared a similar or at least compara...
by Tom fod
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: My experience
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: My experience

Hi everyone, My name is Gabriel and I'm 31 years old. I'm a bit depressed because I have not worked for most of my adult life and don't have a driver's license. Its about time I started out in life. If anyone can help, please message me. Thanks. Hi Gabriel and welcome. Completely understandable as ...
by Tom fod
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: cannot think
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: cannot think

Hi and welcome Apologies for slow response. Are there any specific things you are struggling to plan? It’s usually worse when you’re stressed and it often becomes a nasty vicious circle where worrying about the things makes it increasingly difficult to think clearly and break things down and begin t...
by Tom fod
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Dancing!!
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Dancing!!

Did get roped into going to some Jive lessons down local village hall about 7 or 8 years ago. Was pretty useless but finished the term. Was nice social thing to dry so you may want to give it a go and see.
by Tom fod
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Big problems working with data
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Big problems working with data

That's some long hours hoping you get overtime or Flexi but fearing not? Is report linked to an end of financial year exercise? I find can become absorbed and suddenly it's silly o'clock as I've been so absorbed. I sometimes feel I can be too conscientious and clean forgot a lunch break today. I thi...
by Tom fod
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Driving in a foreign country?
Replies: 1
Views: 9

Re: Driving in a foreign country?

I've heard that Italian drivers don't have a particularly great reputation. If you get a knock or scrape on your hire car it could impact and seriously bump up the cost of your trip. On the flip side you don't know if you don't try and you're the best person to judge your own capabilities to stay on...
by Tom fod
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Big problems working with data
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: Big problems working with data

Hi and welcome. Not sure if you've seen my private message, anyway here are my thoughts. Hope they're helpful. Feel free to question or ask for clarification if they don't make as much sense as I hope they do. I too find it much easier to process data about people and events than I do anything with ...
by Tom fod
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Memory
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Memory

Hi and welcome
Couple of ideas I use:
- Send emails to myself
- draft a text but don't send so that stays at top oosition in phone unread
- have a smallwhite board at home.
by Tom fod
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to this group - hello!
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: New to this group - hello!

Hi Sky and welcome I fear that you won't get any more support or understanding if you manage to obtain a Dyspraxia diagnosis, though having confirmation/vindication is important in accepting and moving forwards. Whilst people with Dyspraxia do suffer pain from inter-related and cooccurring condition...