Dyscalculia

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Maths strugglers ‘may have dyscalculia’ – BBC News

Pupils who struggle with maths may be suffering from an undiagnosed condition, new research suggests. The Queen’s University…

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Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets – Markets Insider

Report Scope: The report provides an overview of the products available in the assistive devices for special needs…

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5 Easy Ways To Work Smarter If You Have A Learning Disability – Forbes

If you have a learning disability, the big question you probably ask yourself at work is: Should…

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‘He was coming home from school saying things like, “Mum I’m dumb”‘: The Bachelor’s Alex Nation reveals heartbreaking news about her seven-year-old son Elijah – Daily Mail

Bachelor winner Alex Nation was just 19 when she welcomed her son Elijah. And on Tuesday, the former…

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Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated – The Guardian

Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and…

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Free Webinar Replay: Understanding Dyscalculia: How to Recognize & Address Math Learning Disabilities – ADDitude

Dyscalculia is a life-long condition that makes math-related tasks arduous and even painful. Though it’s nearly as…

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The Right School for Intelligent Students Who Learn Differently – Mainline Today

You’ve had that moment. Perhaps it started with another homework battle, looking over the latest report card, having…

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How we drew strength from art to help us to turn our lives around after serious illness – Belfast Telegraph

Ellen Cunningham (55) and her husband Paul live in Newtownards with their children, Rebecca (27) and Adam…

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Does My Student Have a Learning Disability? – ADDitude

Does your student show signs of ADHD — or a learning disabilities? Educators and parents, use this…

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Penny Anderson: Writer’s housing benefit cut after council staff ‘Googled’ her work – Evening Times

A FORMER welfare rights advisor claims she was left homeless after council staff ‘Googled’ her name, saw…

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Brendan Sailing Camp Open To Kids With Learning Differences – Patch.com

From Brenden Sailing: Are you looking for a fun summer camp for your child with learning differences?…

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Live Webinar on July 18: Understanding Dyscalculia: Is It Math Anxiety or a Learning Disability? – ADDitude

Not available July 18? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch…

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5 myths about ADHD that we need to dispel – TES News

I recently attended some excellent training, provided by the ADHD Foundation, on understanding and managing attention deficit…

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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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