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New provision for children with learning difficulties to start at Beech Lodge School – Maidenhead Advertiser

New specialist education for children with learning difficulties will be available at a Maidenhead school next year. Daniela…

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Award Nominated Police Employee Proves Disability Is No Barrier – West Yorkshire Police

A Police employee who has been nationally recognised for her work to prove disability is no barrier…

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Is ADHD Linked to Other Mental Health Conditions? – News-Medical.net

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition affecting a huge number of children, adolescents…

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What is Dyscalculia? Netflix’s ‘Amateur’ Introduces Audiences to the Learning Difference – Newsweek

The Netflix original film, Amateur, is on its surface a story about a young kid hustling to…

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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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Despite move to purchase dyslexia program, parents continue push for support – Frederick News Post

Austin Drabick used to steal his mother’s jewelry and bring it to class to give to his…

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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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Patriots’ Lawrence Guy was able to tackle learning disabilities and succeed – Worcester Telegram

Lawrence Guy, as a child, struggled with words and numbers. He had trouble reading and retaining information. He had trouble keeping up with…

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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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Tractor to raise school funds – Pocono Record

A piece of Pennsylvania history will sell to the highest bidder this October. The 1930 tractor is one of only hundreds manufactured at…

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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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Newly wed. An acclaimed novelist. Only in her mid-50s. Then one day Valerie’s mind began to unravel: Here she courageously shares her powerfully moving story – Daily Mail

Some nights I dream of riding my beautiful chestnut horse, galloping across a series of fields, the rhythmical drumming of the horse’s hooves…

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WishMeLuck sponsors students in Malta to use iSmart – Malta Independent Online

A sponsorship agreement has been signed by iSmart and WishMeLuck (www.wishmeluck.com), where the online-raffle company will be giving part of its proceedings to…

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Dyslexia musical Stupidhead! soars – NOW Magazine

STUPIDHEAD! A MUSICAL COMEDY by Katherine Cullen and Britta Johnson (Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson). Runs to April 2. $17-$38, mat pwyc. 416-504-7529….

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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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What It’s Like: College with a learning disability – The Beacon

His kindergarten teacher kept him inside during recess to complete classwork everyone else had already finished. Basic writing assignments in grade school took…

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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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Dyslexia advocates aim to boost teacher training, awareness of students’ needs – Lynchburg News and Advance

RICHMOND — Beth Haw lived three decades in a world labeled with writing she couldn’t understand. Books hid knowledge she couldn’t reach. She…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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PARENTING: “My daughter’s teacher thinks she has dyscalculia – how can I help?” – Newstalk 106-108 fm

My nine-year-old daughter is extremely advanced with her language and vocabulary, but her teachers have expressed concerns that she may have dyscalculia. Is…

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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….

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