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    i want too know am i too old to be tested for dyspraxia as keep bumping in to things falling over, can't walk in a straight like any pronounce a lot of words
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    (Original post by tracylewis)
    i want too know am i too old to be tested for dyspraxia as keep bumping in to things falling over, can't walk in a straight like any pronounce a lot of words
    You won't be able to get a tested funded on the NHS in most circumstances but you can certainly have a private assessment as an adult.
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    (Original post by tracylewis)
    i want too know am i too old to be tested for dyspraxia as keep bumping in to things falling over, can't walk in a straight like any pronounce a lot of words
    Talk to your doctor about it. Are you currently in education? if so, talk to someone at your place of study as well. Have you always been like this or did it come on suddenly or gradually at some point?
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    i want too know am i too old to be tested for dyspraxia as keep bumping in to things falling over, can't walk in a straight like any pronounce a lot of words
    Talk to your GP about it, especially if it's something that started up or got worse at any point. Dyspraxia is a life long thing so should have been with you since childhood. Anything more recent suggests a health issue instead.
    If it is suspected dyspraxia then you may not be able to get any tests on NHS, but can always get a private one (and may be able to get it through where you study if you do happen to be a student). If it's suspected it may be a health issue though NHS should cover tests.

    Hope that helps and good luck
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    If you are able to cope in your daily life then there may not be much point in having an official diagnosis. If however you feel that your life could be improved then go for it.
 
 
 
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