Weekly Roundup: How Technology Can Help (And Trouble) Workers With Dyslexia & Dyscalculia: Why Maths Doesn’t Add Up For Some Of Us

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How Technology Can Help (And Trouble) Workers With Dyslexia

This week we had a wonderful guest post from Sally Writes about the use of technology to combat dyslexia in the workplace. The article particularly comments on how unlike today’s dyslexic youth, adults with dyslexia don’t have any assistive technology specifically designed for them. Sally highlights the useful and the not so useful tech for helping dyslexics in the workplace and the future possibilities of assistive technologies.

Read more here.

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Dyscalculia: Why Maths Doesn’t Add Up For Some Of Us

Also this week, researchers in Northern Ireland published research which found that many children are suffering from this developmental condition but are not aware of it. In fact, the research team estimates that a child with dyslexia is more than 100 times as likely to receive an official diagnosis and educational support than one with dyscalculia.

Read more here.

 

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