Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia

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Research on dyscalculia is going on at universities all over the world, from England to Israel.

Research on dyscalculia is going on at universities all over the world, from England to Israel.

This week´s dyscalculia news included this interesting article from no less a source than Horizon (the E.U. Research & Innovation Magazine): How do you solve a problem like dyscalculia? Besides raising awareness of what dyscalculia actually is, the article informs readers of current research being conducted on the disability. This research includes studying the development of mathematical abilities in a project funded by the E.U. European Research Council and conducted by Professor Roi Cohen Kadosh at Oxford’s Department of Experimental Psychology. Other researchers studying visuospatial working memory in subjects with and without dyscalculia and non-countable dimensions in arithmetic development are based in Jerusalem and Negev, Israel. Read more.

Over on the Learning Success Blog, a post by Judy Hanning breaks down the symptoms of dyscalculia and offers advice on dealing with the learning disability. This is a good introduction for those less familiar with the signs and effects of dyscalculia. Read more

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We´re giving a shoutout to a new dyscalculia blog on the block: that dyscalculic feel. There´s not a lot of material on here yet, but it´s always good to see new personal accounts on the web that other dyscalculics can relate to.

Games, activities, and information on dyscalculia: all these are available for free over on DyscalculiaServices.com. Pop over there and find new material to keep your dyscalculic child learning and entertained.

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