UK sources of information and / or support
Set up to meet the needs of children and adults with a wide range of living and learning difficulties, the Centre has forged links with a number of health and educational establishments as well as Government funded bodies to become a nationally and internationally recognised service. The team offers a health and education approach providing assessment, treatment, support and practical advice to its clients.
Acts as a resource centre for those wishing to learn more about Dyspraxia, its diagnosis and treatment and is highly pro-active in its area of expertise.
DANDA - Developmental Adult Neuro-Diversity Association - for people with conditions such as Dyspraxia, ADHD, and Asperger's Syndrome. DANDA's mission statement is: "To see that adults with developmental neuro-diversity reach their full potential and play a full role in society"
The site provides information to parents and teachers on learning and learning difficulties. It's got loads of short 10-min talks from various professionals and experts on dyslexia, dyspraxia, the impact of video games, help with homework and many more. It's also brimming with articles and an active forum for parents.
OAASIS offers an information service to parents and professionals on all issues connected with special needs education for a range of conditions, including dyspraxia. Part of The Hesley Group which includes independent schools and colleges for children with conditions in the autistic spectrum and related disorders.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.