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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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A lad with dyslexia from Kildare drew an excellent portrait of Robin Williams for a lovely reason – DailyEdge.ie

IT’S A LITTLE known fact that legendary Mrs. Doubtfire actor Robin Williams struggled greatly with dyslexia. He used his famous sense of humour to…

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Bransholme students prove hard work pays off on GCSE results day 2017 – Hull Daily Mail

Emotions ran high at two Bransholme secondary schools this morning as dozens of youngsters ripped open envelopes containing the golden tickets to the…

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Universities Must Prioritise Disability Support – HuffPost UK

Being one of a small number of disabled Vice Chancellors in the UK I like to believe that, along with my colleagues in…

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City-based Shuttler, Shooter Make It To Summer Deaflympics – Pune Mirror

Pune lassies Gauravi Wamburkar and Priyesha Deshmukh are representing India at the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, which kicked off on Tuesday….

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Learning disabilities should be recognised as early as possible – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

In the UK, it is estimated that about 1.5m people suffer from a learning disability. Some are noticed from a very early stage, however…

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New Tool Uses Neuropsychology to Determine If Students Struggling in Math Suffer from Math Learning Disabilities – Education World

Called Feifer Assessment of Mathematics (FAM), the tool “can determine if a child has the characteristics of an MLD and, further, the specific…

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Nuala’s on course for teaching degree – Ballymena Times

Nuala Esler from Ballymena is on course to achieve her teaching degree at Stranmillis after overcoming her personal difficulties with dyslexia and dyscalculia…

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Big and small numbers are processed in different sides of the brain – Imperial College London

The findings of the research, published in the journal Cerebral Cortex, could in the future help to tailor rehabilitation techniques for patients who…

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What it’s REALLY like to read with dyslexia: Simulator reveals how letters and words appear to people with the condition – Daily Mail

I have ADHD, Dylsexia, Dyscalculia (I do math really fucking slow), and something like Schizoid Personality Disorder, I don’t fear intimacy, I just…

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