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by Lucy
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Is it better to learn in manual car or automatic one
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Is it better to learn in manual car or automatic one

Hi Lau, In theory an automatic car is easier because of not having to change gears most of the time. Having said that, I learned in a manual car and am glad as it gives me the flexibility to buy a manual car if I want to. It did take me a long time to learn, and I didn't pass until my 3rd attempt (I...
by Lucy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Studying
Topic: Making notes in lectures.
Replies: 3
Views: 1899

Re: Making notes in lectures.

I know this feeling all too well! Things that have helped me: -Swapping notes with a friend who understands my difficulties, or photocopying their notes so I at least have the information - Recording the lectures on a Dictaphone (with permission from the lecturers) so I can go and listen back to wha...
by Lucy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Day-to-day living
Topic: Trying to do too much
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Trying to do too much

Hi Tim, I totally relate to this. I think with the pace of life these days, it can feel for me like there's a pressure to do more, that you're failing if you don't, but I've really noticed how much better I feel all round when I can drop some of those plates! When I feel tempted to take on something...
by Lucy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Hello!

Thanks Tom. There is definitely some of that! And a lot of trying to figure out how much of what I do is a coping strategy, what works/doesn't and what areas some support might actually be helpful at work, how best to respond to other people's responses. But I'm getting there now which is good :)
by Lucy
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Hello!

Hi all! I have just recently been diagnosed through my university but been looking into dyspraxia for a while and, let me just say, it is a bit eerie finding there is a word out there that sums up all the odd quirks and things I've spent my life trying to hide or minimise and feeling quietly ashamed...

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