The NeuroKnowHow online adult dyspraxia screening checklist is based on The Adult Developmental Coordination Disorder/ Dyspraxia Checklist (ADC) for Further and Higher Education (Kirby and Rosenblum, 2008). The following is a shortened version that does not examining childhood evidence of dyspraxia, therefore the checklist only focuses on current symptoms and difficulties.
It is important to be aware that there are other developmental differences that can overlap with dyspraxia including: dyslexia, ADHD, dyscalculia, and Asperger’s. If you feel that the above linked information describes some of the day-to-day difficulties that you have, it may be of use to use our other checklists.
The results of the checklists on the NeuroKnowHow site are NOT a diagnosis. The results can be emailed to you and printed for the use of obtaining a full diagnostic assessment. If you are a full-time student on a Higher Education course, you can use the results from this checklist to inform your disability officer at you university, and may enable the process for receiving support. If you are employed or self-employed, it could help you to receive support through the government’s Access to Work scheme. Employees could use this to explain to their employer why they may difficulties within their role. You have a legal right for support in higher education or in the workplace, however a full diagnosis may be required to get access to support.