What is your job?

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Post by Strawberryocean »

I'm a student nurse, it can be hugely frustrating and i have had a lot of stumbling blocks along the way. The type of environment i work in can help or hinder my dyspraxia.

I hope when i qualify i can work in elderly care, as that seems to be well suited to my needs, it's not too specialised that i feel out of my depth, but at the same time, due to their decreasing independence, there's a lot of hands on care involved.

Also i found that i met some brilliant nurses in that area. Elderly care isn't often a popular choice, so the nurses that do work there, really are passionate about what they do.
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Post by djgard27 »

I work as a application support analyst in a university previously i worked in finance in a college. Its not going aswell as I would have hoped only been here 3 months and on a years contract with the potential of becoming permanent could be busier I find i perform better when busier with my dyspraxic tendencies. But its a good enviroment to work in.
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Post by XIX »

I work as a passenger assistant, transporting children to special needs schools. I also work as a support worker for adults that may have special health needs, require 24/7 care and have learning disabilities.
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Post by WilliamR »

I work for Mencap in Leeds as an Admin Support for the Employ Me programme. As the name suggests, Employ Me finds jobs for people with a learning disability. I'm comfortable with most of my tasks; indeed, daft as it sounds, my dyspraxia gives me a problem when it comes to menial jobs. I also struggle when there are too many people in the office and too much noise. Also there are issues with travel. I like routine in my job, although not too much!
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Post by sonar »

I am a Retail Security Guard
athletic dysprax
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Investment banking analyst
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Post by jayalexander »

I work for the NHS 111 service as a health advisor. Been doing it for 6 years now although I've only work part-time hours for half of that as I become accustomed to living on a tight budget.

It really pisses me off the amount of folk that ring in with minor ailments, who think that they are at death's door!
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I'm training as a horticulturalist with going into botany or taxonomy as my long term ambition.
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Post by Ben A »

I'm a bus driver. Originally I was full-time, but now I work part-time and run my own computer/IT business part-time too.
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Post by allesandro »

Well, I'm a psychotherapist at an LGBT behavioral health center in the US
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Post by gungunum »

I work as an administrator in a beauty salon. It's one of the few jobs I have that isn't too affected by my illness. But I thought I`d cope worse at first=) Overall, if you control yourself and keep notes (which I do), it's not that difficult. I wish you success in your career, if you have the desire to do nursing, why not? I know a great center https://www.thekey.com/learning-center/ ... h-dementia find out about job openings there. A caregiver job isn`t suitable for everyone, I`m sure that there`re not so many people with a medical background who want to dedicate themselves to this work. So, try it!
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Post by micheal8 »

What are your thoughts on Dyspraxia being linked directly to head injuries and brain damage?
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