January 23, 2020
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Support is here: Kilkenny Dyspraxia group to host public meeting in city

The Kilkenny Dyspraxia DCD support group will host a public meeting in the city this week.

The event, titled – ‘Moving your Mind and Dyspraxia’ – will take place at Orchard House tomorrow at 7.30pm.

Gillian Coady of Relax Kids (pictured above), a programme designed teach children and their parents valuable tools and techniques to support their own wellbeing, and cognitive behavioural therapist Kevin Hennessy will address the event.

Organisers said: “This event is open to people from all backgrounds be they parents, young people any other of professional’s may an interest in the Area of Dyspraxia and Neurodiversity. Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as Dyspraxia in the UK and Ireland, is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. This condition is formally recognised by international organisations including the World Health Organisation.”

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