Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Conferences & Women And Dyslexia

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Upcoming Dyscalculia & EdTech Conferences Of 2018

We have compiled a list of 2018’s dyscalculia & EdTech conferences! For now the list is relatively short as more events are to be announced in the next coming months.

Do you know of any dyscalculia & EdTech related conferences or symposiums? Comment with details about it and we can help promote and raise awareness of these events!

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia & The Brain

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Dyscalculia And The Brain

This article from the Dyscalculia Blog is a guest post from PD Dr. Karin Kucian, associate professor at the Centre for MR-Research of the University Children’s Hospital of Zurich. Dr. Kucian explores changes in brain function and brain anatomy, how these relate to developmental dyscalculia and what new knowledge has arisen from this research.

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Weekly Roundup: Website Accessibility & Virtual Reality

Websites Need To Be More Accessible

This week we wrote about accessibility on the internet especially on blogs, we have highlighted the difficulties in improving accessibility and where you can find helpful plugins for your sites. The article covers the need for a multi-sensory internet and the possibility of this enhancing peoples lives.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Facts & ADHD

Dyscalculia Fact 16: Kids very often have both Dyslexia and Dyscalculia. 

Our fact of the week is that children often have both dyslexia and dyscalculia. However, while these learning difficulties can occur at the same time, they are very different learning issues and the connection between them is not yet clear. Research suggests that brain-processes such as slow working memory form a common characteristic in both dyscalculia and dyslexia

Read more about dyscalculia here.

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Weekly Roundup – Dyscalculia After Diagnosis & Kaiya Stone

Dyscalculia After the Diagnosis

So you or your child has been diagnosed with dyscalculia, but what do you do now? This article from our Dyscalculia Blog takes you through some steps you can take to help you find your way to tackle these difficulties. Dyscalculia can be treated at any age using various training and multi-sensory techniques, just give it a go and see what works best for you.

Click here to read more.

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Weekly Roundup – School Choice Week & Conferences of 2018

Dybuster at the 2018 School Choice Week Online Conference

Last week Dybuster’s very own Christian Vögeli spoke at the 2018 School Choice Week Online Conference about Calcularis. Dybuster Calcularis is a novel, scientifically developed, web-based intervention tool for children dyscalculia and math learning difficulties. The presentation describes the neurological development model of mathematical skills (by Aster and Shalev), from which the concepts of Calcularis are deducted. After these concepts are explained, the session then shows results from clinical studies, highlighting the success of the students, and closes with suggestions for the day-to-day implementation as a tool to strengthen home schooling intervention.

Read more and watch the presentation here.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Resources & CES 2018

Dyscalculia Resources For Those Going To High School

Recently we were asked about what resources are available for children with math difficulties or dyscalculia that will be transferring to high school in the next year through our Facebook page Dyscalculia Blog. We compiled a list of what we thought were the most useful websites, books and applications for this period of a child’s life. So take a look and tell us what you think. Do you have a favourite place to look for resources?

Also if you have any questions about dyscalculia or mathematical difficulties you can get in touch with us through our Dyscalculia Blog Facebook page or why not join our Dyscalculia Support Group here.

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Weekly Roundup: Decyphering Dyscalculia & Diagnosis

Do you have Dyscalculia and how do you get a Diagnosis?

This article explains the symptoms and some of the difficulties you may come of you have dyscalculia. More importantly it tells you how to get a diagnosis. Getting a diagnosis is incredibly important as it can help you or the person with dyscalculia find ways to tackle it and build up a positive understanding of our very individual brains. There is no cure for dyscalculia but having deep knowledge and awareness of neurodiversity gives you the ability to help yourself and others around you.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyslexia, Dyscalculia & EdTech

What is Dyslexia and how can Technology Help with its Symptoms?

This article is a favourite of ours as it guides you through everything you should need to know to recognise the symptoms of dyslexia in yourself or in a child and how to get a real diagnosis. Understanding how much technology can help you or your child with dyslexia is key, as the majority of these technologies are widely and instantly available and on occasion free.

To find out how EdTech can help click here.

Maths Apps and Aids, Tools and Tutoring

As we highlighted in the text above technology can help with learning difficulties like dyslexia, this article covers what Apps and Aids, Tools and Tutoring are helpful for those with mathematical difficulties, such as those with dyscalculia. The article is concluded with a great list of resources!

Read more here.

In the weeks coming we will be releasing a new article listing resources helpful for those with math difficulties / dyscalculia who are on their way to High School or at High School Level.

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Weekly Roundup: Happy New Year & What Causes Dyscalculia?


Happy New Year From Dybuster!

I’m sure you are all ready to welcome in the New Year and have your resolutions lined up. At Dybuster we consider a holistic education as essential – as a life-accompanying development process, mentally, culturally, life-practical, personal and social. That is why we make the same resolution every year to keep contributing to the EdTech world and work towards a more progressive society after all the world’s most important cultural skills are reading, writing and maths.

Across the year reaching out to you, raising awareness of dyslexia and dyscalculia, collecting the best research possible and releasing it here on the Dybuster blog or on our dyscalculia blog.

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