Category Archives: Dyscalculia

Like dyslexia, dyscalculia can be caused by a visual perceptual deficit. Dyscalculia refers specifically to the inability to perform operations in mathematics or arithmetic. It could be described as an extreme difficulty with numbers.
Students with dyscalculia may have difficulties with the simplest of numerical tasks, calculations and learning number facts such as multiplication tables. They confuse larger numbers with smaller ones and have problems with simple counting.

Surge seen in technology to help people with dyscalulia & other different abilities

There has been a surge in advances in technology powering assistive devices for people with different abilities. Much sought-after among them is an array of websites and applications [..]

Dyscalculia

Tactics from other dyscalculaics about improving face-name recognition?

i have an awful time with face-name association, like most dyscalculaics. i’ve found ways to get other pieces of information into my head in ways that i can [..]

Dyscalculia

Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia Workshop at Ann Arbour. Friday 19th August.

The next set of workshops is in Ann Arbor, MI on Thursday, August 18 Sterling Heights, MI on Friday, August 19 Learn about how nutrition, retained primitive reflexes, [..]

Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia

Learner Drivers with dyspraxia find it harder with driving test

Learner drivers with conditions such as dyspraxia, which affects hand-eye   coordination, spatial awareness and short-term memory can find it even more   challenging than most to get their licence.

Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia

Dyscalculia & MLD Tour – Part 2

Dyscalculia & MLD Tour – Part 2 with Fil Came, Learning Works This half-day event follows on from where last year’s finished and will offer a fuller range [..]

Dyscalculia

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Date for your Diaries:  Dyslexia Awareness Week 30/11/11. Excellent information at: www.dyslexiaa2z.com. ‘Raising Awareness of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, ADHD.’

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia

Dyscalculia: The Numbers Don’t Add Up

A disorder that impairs math skills, dyscalculia, has been described as the poor cousin of dyslexia, even though their occurrence rate is roughly similar. How poor a cousin? [..]

Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia – Can’t add up?

About a week ago I was reading The Independent, and this headline caught my eye: ‘Can’t add up?  Don’t despair – you may suffer from dyscalculia. Ever since [..]

Dyscalculia