Weekly roundup: dyscalculia

Headlines

Education World reported last week that a new tool has been developed to help educators, parents, and therapists determine if a child is at risk for math learning disabilities such as dyscalculia. The Feifer Assessment of Mathematics (FAM) is designed to “examine the underlying neurodevelopmental processes that support the acquisition of proficient math skills”, according to the product distribution website. The tool includes subtests that aim to provide guidance as to which type of dyscalculia a child may be at risk for. Read more.

Resources

Web developer Richard Hemmings has put together an online collection of videos dealing with dyscalculia. We haven’t vetted all the videos personally; feel free to have a look and then let us know your thoughts in the comments.