Caged in Chaos: A Dyspraxic Guide to Breaking Free
This personal account gives great insight into daily life with Dyspraxia in a humorous and positive manner.
It includes a wealth of useful strategies and advice for those who have Dyspraxia and although originally written by the author at 16, this updated version covers university, working life and how Dyspraxia affects her as an adult.
An inspirational, practical informative account of growing up, going through university and working as an adult with Dyspraxia. It is useful for parents, carers and other professionals to understand the perspective and needs of the people they care for as well as adults to reflect back on who they were growing up.
Originally written by the author at sixteen, it explains daily difficulties experienced in a humorous and positive way. It provides insight into the challenges that impact on learning, daily life, social interaction, decision-making and the emotional impact, e.g. bullying and low self-esteem. With down to earth advice on adolescent issues such as puberty, health, hygiene and making friends. Updated to include university and work experiences and describing how dyspraxia affects her as an adult.
"Caged in Chaos is written with verve and a robust wit." The Times
“This book provides a profound and humbling insight into an often misunderstood condition. It is packed with useful advice on how it feels to be dyspraxic.” The Teacher
“Ms Biggs’ advice is rich and relevant but realistic and practical. I have rarely read a book which offers such a vast range of useful strategies.” Good Autism Practice