Weekly Roundup: The Wonders of Nature & Famous Dyscalculics

“The Wonders of Nature” – How Nature Strengthens our Well-being and Provides our Brains with the Necessary Rest

A new post this week all about the incredible benefits a trip into nature can have on our bodies and our brains. Not only is it a place of tranquillity that provides us the necessary rest from our busy city lives; it also gives space for those that have the added stress from a learning difficulty or ADHD. In this article we list these benefits and share with you how one person with ADHD found a way to use nature to train his brain and control his sensory stress and attention.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Facts & Embracing Neurodiversity

Dyscalculia Fact 16: Dyscalculia & Dyslexia have a Comorbidity of Around 40%.

There is a 40% chance that if you have dyslexia, you will also have dyscalculia. The causes and consequences of this comorbidity are poorly understood and require further research. The evidence so far is that dyscalculia and dyslexia remain cognitively independent from each other in adulthood, yet they share some domain-general impairments, such as poor verbal short term memory span.

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Weekly Roundup: Dybuster Calcularis & Dyscalculia

Have you tried Dybuster’s Calcularis?

Last week we shared on social media the introduction video to Dybuster’s Calcularis, it was so popular that it’s here again in the weekly roundup! Calcularis is Dybuster’s mathematics learning software developed in collaboration with neuroscientists and computer scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Promoting the development and coordination of areas of the brain responsible for processing numbers, amounts and mathematical tasks and can be used from the first year of school up to adulthood.

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Weekly Roundup: Events & The End of Dyslexia!

Weekly Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events

Every week we update our events calendar finding the best English-speaking events globally about learning difficulties. So wherever you are in the world you can find help and get answers to any questions you may have from professionals.

If you are running an event and would like to add it to our calendar please do get in touch!

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Weekly Roundup: Maths Anxiety & Famous Dyscalculics

The Roots of Maths Anxiety

Maths anxiety can affect anyone. Combined with dyscalculia it can trigger a feeling of being overwhelming. This can make you avoid numbers all together; and it often furthers the difficulties you have with maths even more. However, maths anxiety does not have to stop you. This article covers all of the most recent research into how maths anxiety occurs and how it can be treated. – Please read on here!

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Weekly Roundup: Visual Arithmetic & The Finnish Method

Hands Up! Why We Should Promote Visual Arithmetic

While it is well known that mental arithmetic is very important, in this article we discuss why visual arithmetic should not be dismissed as a lower form of calculating. Visual arithmetic, such as using your fingers to count, is an incredibly important part of developing mathematical understanding.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Facts & Loyle Carner

Dyscalculia Fact 12: Dyscalculics struggle to identify or use + – and other signs correctly.

Fact number twelve from the Dyscalculia Blog’s Instagram informs us of how dyscalculia isn’t just about have difficulties with numbers, it’s the symbols that come with them too. If you would like to see more facts visit the Instagram here or if you would like to find out more about the Dyscalculia Blog click here.

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Weekly Roundup: A Safe Guide To Internet Use & What Dyscalculia Is Like.

The Complete Guide to Safe Internet Use for Seniors with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

In this article we cover some steps on how to safely use the Internet, as it can be tricky to navigate and difficult to read. To help you with this necessary form of communication, we have put together a comprehensive guide to make the experience less stressful and more fun.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Videos & Tips in The Workplace

Top 5 Dyscalculia Videos

Here is our list of top 5 videos about dyscalculia! The list includes Line Rothmann who describes what it is like to have dyscalculia and what strategies she uses to get by. Also included is a video from Numberphile who have a lot of amazing maths related videos on their website. Enjoy!

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Facts & Celebrities With Learning Difficulties

Dyscalculia Blog’s Facts on Instagram

The Dyscalculia Blog shares weekly facts to our new-ish Instagram account; the Instagram has not been active long so give us a like and a follow! If you also happen to have any ideas or questions why not give a comment and we’ll do our best to give you the most up to date answers.

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