Dyspraxia APPG

First Registered: 23/10/2019 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

Note: This APPG was last registered on 2nd Jun 2021. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 14th Jul 2021 and may be defunct.

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To raise awareness of Dyspraxia/DCD and Neuro diverse conditions and its impact on those with the condition. To share ideas, and act as a link between parliament and organisations and charities involved with this issue.

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Recent Documents related to Dyspraxia

1. Dr Sarah Greaves - written evidence
27/11/2018 - Inquiry: Special educational needs and disabilities - Education Committee
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Found: – one with dyslexia and one with dyslexia and dyspraxia. Due to the current SEND provision and the waiting

2. Fund free NHS assessments for learning difficulties for adults
08/10/2020 - Petitions

Found: have to pay for assessments to be diagnosed with Dyspraxia, and other learning difficulties.

3. Parental Submission 88 - written evidence
27/11/2018 - Inquiry: Special educational needs and disabilities - Education Committee
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Found: son who told me she thought dyspraxia i said maybe he has adhd and dyspraxia to be told you don’t usually

4. Dyspraxia
23/10/2019 - APPGs

Found: To raise awareness of Dyspraxia/DCD and Neuro diverse conditions and its impact on those with the condition

5. Enable legal recognition of people helping someone with financial transactions
22/12/2020 - Petitions

Found: power of attorney. This would support people with dyspraxia when dealing with their accounts.

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Recent Speeches related to Dyspraxia

1. Health: Spectrum Conditions
30/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: spectrum conditions, such as dyslexia, ADHD and dyspraxia, on (1) educational, and (2) other life outcomes - Speech Link
2: do not separate outcomes of dyslexia, ADHD and dyspraxia, so we are unable to make such an assessment. - Speech Link

2. Schoolchildren: Dyslexia and Neurodiverse Conditions
04/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: realise it ain’t the only show in town. Autism, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD are all there, but dyslexia - Speech Link
2: teaching for his condition, which was dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. Thirdly was his effort—you can get there - Speech Link
3: ignore or disrespect the issues associated with dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD or Tourette’s. We await the - Speech Link

3. Disabled Students’ Allowance
08/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: will know, this includes not just dyslexia but dyspraxia, dyscalculia and all kinds of other issues that - Speech Link

4. Dyslexia: Disabled Students’ Allowance
13/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia. DSA funding is not available to any student to - Speech Link

5. Disabled Students’ Allowance
27/02/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: that there is a big spread between dyslexia, dyspraxia and attention deficit disorder. The panel will - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Dyspraxia
1. Dyspraxia
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
04/04/2019
... whether he has made an assessment of the potential effect on the (a) time taken to receive and (b) quality of assessments for dyspraxia of CCGs opting not to fund dyspraxia assessments with Dyspraxia UK; and if he will make a statement.

2. Dyspraxia
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
02/04/2019
... what assessment he has made of the efficacy of the route to diagnosis for dyspraxia for adults.

3. Dyspraxia
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
02/04/2019
... how many people were referred by their GP for a Dyspraxia assessment in each of the last ten years; how many of those assessments resulted in a diagnosis of Dyspraxia; and the average length of time between GP referral and diagnosis was in that same time period.

4. Dyspraxia
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
02/04/2019
... and (b) a physio-therapist on the NHS for a Dyspraxia assessment in each of the last 10 years.

5. Teachers: Dyspraxia
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
15/04/2019
... what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the support provided to teachers with Dyspraxia.

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Former APPG Members
Emma Lewell-Buck Portrait
Emma Lewell-Buck
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - South Shields
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Tom Hunt Portrait
Tom Hunt
Co-Chair
Conservative - Ipswich
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Lord Addington Portrait
Lord Addington
Secretary
Liberal Democrat - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Earl of Listowel Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Treasurer
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4468.

Email: emma.lewell-buck.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Annabel Bowyer

Email: annabelb@nasen.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Dyspraxia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dyspraxia APPG