Dyscalculia

SPELD Victoria hosts Border workshop for parents of children with dyscalculia – The Border Mail

When your primary school-aged daughter can’t count to 10 or do basic arithmetic, alarm bells ring for…

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Dundee teenager’s voyage of Discovery – BBC News

A Dundee teenager who doctors said might be unable to walk or talk has turned a website…

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Support group for parents of children with learning needs launches in Bromsgrove – Bromsgrove Advertiser

A NEW support and advice group for parents of children who have dyslexia is opening in Bromsgrove. Hereford…

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Busting myths of autism – The Northern Echo

MOST people have heard of autism. In the UK alone, there are 700,000 people diagnosed with the…

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Dyscalculia: the hidden classroom problem – Lancashire Evening Post

It been described as dyslexia with numbers, but Lancashire teacher Kath Graves argues there is not enough…

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Monthly support sessions for learning difficulties in Hungerford – In Your Area

Hungerford Library is holding monthly sessions for anyone looking for advice and support with learning difficulties starting…

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Duchenne May Affect the Brain Too, Study Contends – Muscular Dystrophy News

Researchers have found that Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients usually have simultaneous neurological disorders or abnormalities, including epilepsy. Particularly, those who had epilepsy also had…

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Dog helps child with epilepsy – Suffolk News-Herald

A little girl’s four-legged friend is being trained to help her live with a difficult diagnosis, and the training is being paid for…

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[Self-Test] Dyscalculia in Children – ADDitude

Dyscalculia is a learning disability that impairs an individual’s ability to understand everyday math concepts, make sense of numbers, and memorize formulas. It…

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Diagnosing learning disabilities at university – The Student

The prevalence of learning disabilities is a significant issue within today’s society. Awareness has increased immeasurably in the last 20 years, most noticeable…

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Jack Harley-Walsh has dyslexia and dyscalculia – Bracknell News

A DYSLEXIC teenager who was turned away from 30 schools has started his dream course at university. Jack Harley-Walsh first made headlines when he…

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Dyscalculia: when maths becomes anxiety – Telegraph.co.uk

I can’t remember a time I wasn’t terrified of maths. To most, ‘terrified’ might seem rather a dramatic description for a subject many…

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When Math Just Doesn’t Add Up: Understanding Dyscalculia – ADDitude

We sat at the kitchen table for hours with M&Ms, colored toothpicks, pennies, and other items that might hold our daughter’s attention to…

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Study is breakthrough for dyscalculia sufferers – Lab News

Scientists think they have found the area of the brain that goes wrong in people with dyscalculia – a condition that renders them…

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Scope of fund for students with disabilities to be extended – Irish Examiner

The operation of a €10m fund for college students with disabilities is to be reformed to ensure more people benefit and with fewer…

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Seek medical aid for child’s poor show in English – Business Daily

My teenage son is very good in maths, but he can hardly speak English even though he is now in secondary school. Is…

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Dyslexia association offers one-stop centre to assess children’s various learning difficulties – The Straits Times

Parents of children with dyslexia can now go to a one-stop centre to get professional help to assess various learning difficulties, instead of…

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Requirement to sit a written exam NOT disability discrimination – Lexology

Previous cases, such as The Government Legal Service v Brookes UKEAT/0302/16/RN, concluded that a claimant who had Asperger’s Syndrome had suffered disability discrimination…

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My Local Foodbank Has Seen An 82% Usage Increase Since Universal Credit Was Rolled Out – HuffPost UK

I am hopeless at maths. I mean, really bad. My sister’s an accountant and we joke that we got half a brain each…

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How to spot a learning disability in your child – 9Honey

If your child seems to be struggling with their school work, it’s difficult for parents to know if perhaps there’s something else going…

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