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…


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….


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…


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…


Nuala’s on course for teaching degree – Ballymena Times

Nuala Esler is set to successfully…


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…


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…


Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia) – GP online

DCD has been commonly associated with a range of learning difficulties such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), specific…


Study offers new insights into how brains handle numbers – The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

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


Southampton’s innovative STEMReader tool released to the public – University of Southampton

Currently there are up to 10 million people in the UK that are estimated to be affected by print disabilities or dyscalculia, and…


Personalized Learning Isn’t About Isolation – Education Week (subscription)

Some of these students had learning disabilities like dyslexia or dyscalculia, while others were advanced or bored by content learned years earlier. These…


8 big series that could benefit from the Far Cry Primal treatment – PC PowerPlay

We know that Valve has trouble counting to three, but it can still maintain its frustrating devotion to self-determined dyscalculia with its IP…


School Notes: Dartmouth Hosts ‘Brain Bee’ – Valley News

… handwriting and processing of numbers. The first workshop at the Greenwood School, on dyscalculia, kicks off the series. Tuition costs $125 for…


Don’t Judge a Dyslexic Child – Know These 5 FAQs By Heart Instead – The Quint

Dyscalculia: It is like dyslexia but has to do with numbers. Children may have problems with reading numbers, understanding mathematical symbols and concepts…


Ascot explorer Jack Harley-Walsh speaks of his fight against dyslexia, dyscalculia and his work helping other … – getreading

A globe-trotting charity fundraiser with severe dyslexia and dyscalculia has spoken of his triumphs in overcoming the conditions, and his mountain climbing exploits….


Masons donate to Windy Row – Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Altemont Lodge No. 26 of the Free and Accepted Masons in West Peterborough has donated $1,000 to the Windy Row Learning Center, giving…


Five myths about living with dyslexia – BBC News

It’s a learning difficulty which affects somewhere between one in 10 and one in 20 people in the UK to some degree. Although…


4 ways you can overcome dyslexia and chase your dreams – India Today

The difficulty with numbers is called dyscalculia; the problem with directions and handwriting is known as dysgraphia and lack of muscle coordination is…


Ascot teenager overcomes severe dyslexia and dyscalculia to gain GCSEs – Bracknell News

“I was a bit nervous for the camera but I’m not embarrassed about my dyslexia and dyscalculia even though I struggle to write…


DfE admits its GCSE and A-level reforms could disadvantage SEND pupils – TES News

“Our analysis of the evidence raised that the increased level of mathematical knowledge requirements could have an impact on SEN students,” the report…

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