RSSCategory: Dyscalculia

Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

07/01/2020 | By More
Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

The authors, Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller and Livia R. Pailer-Duller, describe in this publication the necessity of intervention at the educational-didactic level, which is of preeminent importance for success in the training of people who have problems with reading, writing, or calculating. Information on ordering is found here: https://www.dyslexia-dyscalculia.com/ Available in English, German, and Spanish. Download PDF-Excerpt! It is a […]

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The Difference Between Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, By Peg Rosen

07/01/2020 | By More
The Difference Between Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, By Peg Rosen

Both dyslexia and dyscalculia can make it hard to learn math. It’s possible to have both, but they’re very different. Dyslexia is better known than dyscalculia. That may be why some people call dyscalculia “math dyslexia.” This nickname isn’t accurate, though. Dyscalculia is not dyslexia in math. See this chart to learn more. Dyslexia Dyscalculia What is it? A […]

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Dyscalculia and Brain Activity-The Connection, by Shradha Kalyani Kabra

06/24/2020 | By More
Dyscalculia and Brain Activity-The Connection,  by Shradha Kalyani Kabra

The fear of Mathematics and numbers is called Dyscalculia which is a learning disability also termed as number blindness. Extensive studies have recorded that nearly 7% of the population with average intelligence have the problem. The innate number sense of the human brain is not in sync in dyscalculics as numerical ability relies on special […]

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Mathe4matic Card Game

06/17/2020 | By More
Mathe4matic Card Game

Mathe4matic is a unique card game which was first introduced in May 2009. What makes the cards particularly unique is the idea of having 3D representations of numbers alongside similar 3D representations of quantities. Produced by the renowned Viennese playing card firm ‘Piatnik’, the cards use fun games to help in the learning of figures, quantities […]

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Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

05/06/2020 | By More
Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

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Advent Calendar 2019

11/30/2019 | By More
Advent Calendar 2019

Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of (homemade) cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and are wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created an advent calendar. Every day you can download a worksheet that trains visual and spatial perception: mazes, coloring, finding the difference. […]

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Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

07/23/2018 | By More
Dyslexic/Dyscalculic children learn times table, thanks to new ‘Math Stories’

Brain Magic is a stories-based times tables course that gets children with dyslexia &/or dyscalculia to memorize the entire times (multiplication) table in just a matter of hours. The parent of a child living with dyslexia & dyscalculia who used these math stories to memorize the times table in a single weekend, had this to […]

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Free, dyslexia friendly, science eLearning website totallearn.co.uk

12/01/2017 | By More
Free, dyslexia friendly, science eLearning website totallearn.co.uk

Studying for exams is a chore for everyone, but made so much more difficult if the text is not accessible to the learner. eLearning has a role to play in helping these students to learn. The website totallearn.co.uk is developing a large number of science eLearning modules to help with study. These are made accessible […]

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How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

05/17/2016 | By More
How Common Are Learning Disabilities in Children?

A learning disability is a lifelong neurological condition that affects the way a person receives and processes information in their brain. In addition to making it tougher to succeed in the classroom, having a learning disability can also affect your social life. There are more than 4.6 million Americans that have a learning disability, and […]

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Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

06/29/2015 | By More
Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking middle school students for study

Dear parent(s)/guardian(s), My name is Courtney Pollack and I’m a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I am currently seeking middle school students who live in the Boston area to participate in a study on arithmetic and the brain. If your child struggles in both math and reading, he or she may […]

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