Dyspraxia Association of Ireland

Dyspraxia/DCD is Ireland's national charity for people with Dyspraxia/DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder) and their families.

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2021 PLAN

€ 10,981

raised of €10,000 goal

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altruists

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2021 PLAN

€ 10,981

raised of €10,000 goal

123

altruists

Create fundraising page

Donations made here are eligible for a charity to reclaim in tax paid in Ireland

Cause

Dyspraxia/DCD is Irelands national charity for adults and children with Dyspraxia/DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder) and their families. Formed in 1995 our Vision is for a society where people with Dyspraxia/DCD are recognised, understood and valued.

Response

We work to: • Raise awareness and understanding of Dyspraxia/DCD in Ireland. • Advocate to ensure adequate resources are available to support the needs of people with Dyspraxia/DCD. • Partner with education, training, and employment services to provide further education and employment opportunities. • Lobby for improved diagnostic and intervention services for children and adults. • Organise events and activities for people with Dyspraxia/DCD and their families.

Projects in 2021

  1. Raise awareness of Dyspraxia/DCD in Ireland and create a better understanding of the difficulties people with Dyspraxia/DCD and their families face.

  2. Ensure adequate resources are available to support the needs of people with Dyspraxia/DCD. This includes occupational therapy, speech therapy, physiotherapy, psychological support and education.

  3. Improve diagnostic services and organise meetings for people with Dyspraxia/DCD and their families.