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Dyspraxia Foundation

The Dyspraxia Foundation is a national, registered charity with its administrative and fundraising centre in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.  Founded in 1987, it is financed entirely by membership subscriptions and private donations.  The Foundation acts as a resource and information centre for those wishing to learn more about dyspraxia, its diagnosis and treatment.  The Foundation operates a telephone help line, publishes information on dyspraxia, maintains a website with useful information, organises conferences and has a current membership of over 1000.  The Foundation supports people in the community through a national network of over 30 Local Groups.  In addition the Foundation supports affected adults.

The Dyspraxia Foundation has adopted the following mission statement:


“The object of the society shall be to relieve the disability of dyspraxic children and adults, to promote better diagnostic and treatment facilities and generally to encourage a wider understanding of the condition and its implication by professionals in the health and education fields and by the general public.”

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lisa McCarthy
Contact Position
Information Officer
Helpline: 01462 454986 Administration: 01462 455016

Where to go

Dyspraxia Foundation
8, West Alley

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm

Local Offer

Page last reviewed: 08/08/2018
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