Course will boost knowledge of Dyspraxia

DO you want to improve your knowledge and understanding of Dyspraxia?

Thurrock Adult Community College is running a new Level 2 qualification course, suitable for a wide range of learners, that will provide you with information to support those in your workplace, school/college or at home.

Scheduled for Thursday afternoons from 7 November, 3.30pm to 6pm for 5 weeks, the part-time adult learning award course is also suitable for parents/carers of children/young people and costs £60.63 or is free for learners on unemployment benefits or a low income.

Pre-course assessment slots are available on Monday, 14 October. Search and book online at www.tacc.ac.uk or call 01375 372476.

Dyspraxia is a form of developmental coordination disorder and affects people across the lifespan. Poor physical skills are the main feature of the condition, but dyspraxia can also affect speech, organisation, planning and time management.

You can find out more information at www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk or become involved with fundraising or awareness activities during Dyspraxia Awareness Week (6-12 October).

Thurrock Adult Community College is the local authority’s adult education service providing adult education.