Weekly Roundup: All Children Reading & Neuromyths

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All Children Reading: Literacy and EdTech

All Children Reading is a wonderful project promoting literacy in developing countries through technological innovation. The project was launched back in 2011 by USAID, World Vision and the Australian Government and has been making great strides in sourcing technology-based solutions to improve child literacy.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia-Global Resources & Handwriting

by EJ Hassenfratz

Dyscalculia Resources Around the World

A top post this week with global dyscalculia resources! It is always important to remember that this condition affects people around the world and information on dyscalculia may not be fully available in every language. In this article we list some top sites in various languages covering the subject of dyscalculia and difficulties with math in the hope that we will make it easier for this information to be found!

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Weekly Roundup: Stress Management & Top 5 Dyslexia Websites

Stress Management Tips for Seniors with Dyslexia or Dyscalculia

This week we had a brilliant guest article from SeniorAdvisor.com about stress management for seniors with a learning difficulty. The article covers the causes and effects of learning difficulties on seniors and how this extra stress can be controlled. Would you like to know how to manage your stress and how to overcome your learning difficulties? Read more here and discover how a little exercise and routine in your day can make all the difference!

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Weekly Roundup: 10 Years of Dybuster & Dyscalculia

10 Years of Helping Children With Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

As you probably know Dybuster celebrated its 10th birthday this year and to mark this occasion the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zürich has released an article on us! The article covers the amazing growth of the company, how it has taught children to love letters and numbers and of course most importantly the scientific background of the software.

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Weekly Roundup: Interview on BoldBlog, Calcularis & Coaching

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Society cannot afford to leave children with learning difficulties behind

This article is a wonderful interview on BoldBlog with our very own Christian Vögeli founder of Dybuster, covering how ed-tech individualises learning for children with dyslexia or dyscalculia. He also talks of the importance of ed-tech complimenting the teacher and helps teachers be more effective with their time in the classroom and answering questions such as:

Do you think ed-tech for learning difficulties will eventually become a part of the education system?

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Weekly Roundup: Reading Anxiety & Can What We Eat Really Affect Our Neurology?

Reading Anxiety and the Fear of Letters

Reading Anxiety tends to go hand in hand with dyslexia, but not only dyslexics suffer from the condition and anyone who struggles with belief in their ability to read can be affected. This anxiety is not limited to letters either as there have been a number of articles published on the affects of math anxiety.

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Weekly Roundup: Apps and Aids & Orthograph

Maths Apps and Aids, Tools and Tutoring

This post has some simple hints and tips for those who are unfamiliar with dyscalculia and tells you what you can do next to help yourself or someone with their difficulties with math. As information of dyscalculia can be hard to come across or limited we pull together some online and offline resources and aids for mathematical difficulties.

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Weekly Roundup: TEDx Talk & Dyscalculia and Other D’s

TEDx Talk by Markus Gross on Dybuster’s Software

Markus Gross gave an amazing TEDx talk on the Dybuster software, he spoke of his own experience as the father of a child affected by dyslexia and as a computer scientist who looks for ways to help students with dyslexia.

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Weekly Roundup: 10 Years of Dybuster & Math Anxiety

Dybuster Celebrates its 10th Birthday!

I know it’s hard to believe but Dybuster is 10! It all started on the 22nd May 2007 it sent in the post its first 23 software packages. Since then the Dybuster programs have gained over 100,000 users, which is a monumental achievement from those first 23 packages!

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Weekly Roundup: Top 5 Posts on Dyslexia & Learning to Read After 30

Dybusters Top 5 Blog Posts on Dyslexia

Just like we did with our top 5 dyscalculia posts, we scoured our blog posts earlier last week, but this time for the top dyslexia posts as chosen by you! We shared our top 5 picks based on number of visits and what search terms led readers to a specific post, which tells us a bit about what information, you, our reader, is looking for!

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