- Tyne Tees
It is a condition that affects one or two children in every class but new figures show almost half of us have never heard of dyspraxia.
It's a learning disability which affects balance and co-ordination - and can lead to very low self esteem.
Awareness is improving in the North East but The Dyspraxia Foundation says more needs to be done to train teachers and parents.
Katie Oakes reports from Gateshead.
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