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by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Self employment and dyspraxia.
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

Re: Self employment and dyspraxia.

Oh yeah iv been considering looking more into the princes trust, but I think ill do that once i have built up a reputation and im getting quite a bit of interest just to be safe than sorry. Iv come up with a bit of an idea but not sure what everyone would think of this... what about some furniture o...
by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Self employment and dyspraxia.
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

Re: Self employment and dyspraxia.

Ouch that sounds a right nightmare.. how much would you be charging for lessons? I exactly know what you mean there as it would depends on how much im selling the furniture for, how much time iv spent on it.. cost and labour.. and all that jazz. I have a friend who I studied with during my BA that w...
by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Work
Topic: Self employment and dyspraxia.
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

Self employment and dyspraxia.

Just out of interest. Graduating from university in 2010 after studying my BA hons in 3D contemporary crafts, I have been trying to get around to starting my own recycled and reclaimed furniture business MADweld creative... but im changing that to possibly Waste "NOT" creative, or Morphosy...
by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey... new here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: Hey... new here!

To be fair I think they made the biggest mistake getting rid of me, but its their loss anyway as I was allways on time for work, worked hard as I could, kept my head down, and pretty much got on with everyone who worked there, though there was a certain few who drove me up the wall. But hopefully i ...
by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: % of dyspraxics who can drive
Replies: 29
Views: 16543

Re: % of dyspraxics who can drive

I find it a joy to drive on a day to day basis as it took me just under a year to learn to drive and pass my test after 4 attempts, and since then iv had all sorts of fun and crazy journeys on my own and with friends. Sometimes I have my moments when driving.. crashing into a 10mph road sign for ins...
by Martyn89
Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey... new here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: Hey... new here!

To be fair they didnt go through the disciplinary procedures.. all they did was do a review of my performance review within the last 6 months, and then did a 2 week performance review with me 2 weeks later.. same day I got sacked too. Aparantly in both reviews someone had been saying that I wasnt li...
by Martyn89
Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey... new here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Re: Hey... new here!

Well.... part of it was my fault for not letting the company know about my dyspraxia during my interview in the first place, but i didnt think to mention about my dyspraxia back then because I thought everything was going to be okay... but after a few months working there I felt I was struggling a l...
by Martyn89
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey... new here!
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

Hey... new here!

Hello everyone... my name is Martyn, im 24 years of age,and currently having a hell of a time coping with my dyspraxia, and is wanting to shed some light on this before things get out of hand to be fair. Parents sent me to a special needs school untill I was around 8, then put me in a mainstream pri...