Weekly Roundup: Comorbidity & Music In Exams

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Dyscalculia And Dyslexia In Adults: Cognitive Bases Of Comorbidity

This article covers the co-occurrence or comorbidity of dyscalculia and dyslexia. According to this paper there is a 40% chance that if you have dyslexia, you will also have dyscalculia. The causes and consequences of this comorbidity are poorly understood and require further research. The evidence so far is that dyscalculia and dyslexia remain cognitively independent from each other in adulthood, yet they share some domain-general impairments, such as poor verbal short term memory span.

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This Weeks Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events

Global Action Week For Education

Global Action Week is one of the major focal points for the education movement. It provides every national and regional education campaign with an opportunity to highlight one area of the Education For All agenda and make targeted efforts to achieve change on the ground, with the added support of education campaigners and millions of members of the public worldwide joining together for the same cause.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia And Technology & Tailored Education

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What Is Dyscalculia And How Can Technology Help With Its Symptoms?

In this article we take you through what dyscalculia is, what the symptoms are, how to get a diagnosis and what treatment you can have. Technology certainly has its place in helping you cope with your learning difficulties and software can be found with just a quick search from your mobile phone. Apps such as Calcularis have been proven to help train the brain of dyscalculia sufferers to be more flexible and create alternative neurological paths, this enables a person to work with their dyscalculia and enhance their brains processing power.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia, Dyslexia Myths & Cognitive Skills

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Top 5 Myths Of Dyscalculia & Dyslexia

Myths about learning difficulties are quite widespread and raising awareness is the only way to dispel these false claims. Here in this article we run through the top five myths about dyslexia and dyscalculia, do you know them?

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Weekly Roundup: Dyslexia Animation & Set Up To Be Failures?

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We’re Setting Dyslexic Children Up To Feel Like Failures

Are children with dyslexia set up for failure in the current education system? This article raises a lot of points on how dyslexics have a big disadvantage in exams and our schools don’t have the resources to give them the help they need. In the article a teacher takes you through their day and gives examples of why they think the current system is failing dyslexic pupils.

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