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Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free
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Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free

‘I describe life with my hidden handicap as “lying diagonally in a parallel universe” – I’m always slightly out of step with everyone else…always with a skewed view of things. Luckily I now really enjoy life on a tilt.’
– From Chapter 1 of Caged in Chaos, Victoria Biggs

“Caged in Chaos is written with verve and a robust wit.” - The Times

Written by a teenage dyspraxic, this inspiring book is a unique practical guide for dyspraxics and those around them struggling and determined to get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders (DCDs).

In her own conversational style, Victoria Biggs discusses both the primary effects of her ‘learning difference’ – disorganization, clumsiness and poor short-term memory – and the secondary difficulties she and other dyspraxics encounter, including bullying, low self-esteem and loneliness. She offers down-to-earth advice on a wide range of issues, from body language, puberty, health and hygiene to family life and social skills. Personal stories and ‘this-is-what-it’s-like-for-me’ accounts from other dyspraxic adolescents are also included.

Her positive and practical approach and profound empathy with others in her situation make this book a must-read for dyspraxics, their parents and other family members, and for professionals working with them.

Winner of Nasen and TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Awards 2005.
By Victoria Biggs

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