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by screengreen
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: You know you're dyspraxic when
Replies: 395
Views: 58186

Re: You know you're dyspraxic when

You forget that its a pay on foot carpark and have to ask you passenger to go and pay as this is easier than reversing :-)
by screengreen
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Occupational health or not?
Replies: 1
Views: 866

Occupational health or not?

I have been struggling with exhaustion and fatigue for a while now and have come to the conclusion I am struggling with sensory overload related anxiety and depression, I don't want to go off sick but fear that if I don't take action soon I will be unsafe .... I work for the NHS ...... do you think ...
by screengreen
Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: New Cracks Appearing
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: New Cracks Appearing

Hi Steve, Do you have a diagnosis? As it sounds like you may have ADHD, in an interview situation or where there is novelty it is easier to maintain attention than in the routine hum drum of work, are there any ways you can introduce more novelty into your work as this may increase your focus altern...
by screengreen
Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Any tips on how to de-stress from work?
Replies: 3
Views: 834

Re: Any tips on how to de-stress from work?

When I remember to use it a page a day diary is really useful so things I hope to get done today go on today, and things that need to be done by a certain date can be planned in!
by screengreen
Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Medication experiences
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

Re: Medication experiences

Hi both, I fee for you, I often struggle with sleep but am much better if I have done exercise in the day, proprioception ( body position sense and hard work) are likely to help, as ifs an old fashioned heavy blanket ( not weighted..although this could be tried up to around 5%of body weight)..... my...
by screengreen
Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: I need advice on how to deal with a dispraxic child.
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: I need advice on how to deal with a dispraxic child.

Hi Macey, It is clear that others have had bad experiences of diagnosis, I personally do advocate diagnosis as dyspraxics often incorrectly diagnose themselves as thick or stupid,and as an adult these are the permanent diagnosis that have stuck in my head! That said you need to be sure that you trea...
by screengreen
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Work
Topic: Speech to text aps
Replies: 3
Views: 1595

Speech to text aps

Anyone know of a speech to text AP that works well 8n android?
by screengreen
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: How to drive better
Replies: 7
Views: 2215

How to drive better

Feeling Fed up as I have just bumped my car for the second time this year, I have been tired and stressed but does anyone have any tips for improving my driving?
by screengreen
Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: Work
Topic: Ideas to increase efficiency
Replies: 8
Views: 1080

Re: Ideas to increase efficiency

Hi my manager, completely agrees with me on contacts, unfortunately the health care commissioners don`t.....I will have to discuss influencing the commissioners :-)
by screengreen
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Mum of dyspraxic 18 year old
Replies: 4
Views: 676

Re: Mum of dyspraxic 18 year old

Coping as an adult certainly takes time, when I went uni atb18 I was a nightmare, loosing bank booKS and not knowing I had done so turning up at throng time for both social events and lectures dressing like a tramp etc. I now hold down a job and have a family of my own, o you do learn coping strateg...
by screengreen
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: I need advice on how to deal with a dispraxic child.
Replies: 7
Views: 1045

Re: I need advice on how to deal with a dispraxic child.

Hi Macey, From your description, your daughter sounds like she may have sensory integrative dysfunction, there are excellent OTs dealing with this in the US, you may want to look up Susanne Smith-Roley (she taught me on PG cert in sensory integration and praxis), Zoe Mailloux or Diane Parham and ask...
by screengreen
Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: You know you're dyspraxic when
Replies: 395
Views: 58186

Re: You know you're dyspraxic when

You go back to shop cause you have lost your some vouchers worth a tenner only to find them in your handbag!
by screengreen
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Got my PG cert.
Replies: 5
Views: 2062

Re: Got my PG cert.

Thanks everyone!
by screengreen
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Dyspraxia Chat
Topic: Dyspraxic adult, coping with my kids
Replies: 5
Views: 636

Re: Dyspraxic adult, coping with my kids

Hi I am a dyspraxic mum, with a dyspraxic daughter, its tough when they are little, all parents of wee ones shout a bit, if you are finding it too much, it maybe worth thinking about what you need to do [includes things that get your goat if left undone] and things that can be left, I also found mot...
by screengreen
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Ideas to increase efficiency
Replies: 8
Views: 1080

Re: Ideas to increase efficiency

Sorry just read the above it sounds like a rant! I think I wed feeling frustrated at the NHS still trying to think about how to work smarter because I definitely feel like I can't work harder! ](*,)