Weekly Roundup: Adults With Mathematical Learning Difficulties

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Helping Adults With Mathematical Learning Difficulties

This is a wonderful guest post from educator Sarah Jarvis on the Dyscalculia Blog. Sarah covers a topic on which it can be difficult to find in-depth information: adult math learning difficulties. This is a great flaw as we found on twitter this week most of us were not diagnosed with dyscalculia or maths learning difficulties until after 20 years old!

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Weekly Roundup: Dyslexia Facts & EdTech in Developing Countries

Dyslexia Fact Y: Dyslexics have excellent comprehension of the stories read or told them.

Despite having difficulty with the use and processing of linguistic and symbolic codes, as well as alphabetic letters representing speech sounds, dyslexics are generally great at understanding storylines.
We have been posting the alphabet of dyslexia facts on our Instagram account for some time now and we are about to reach the final fact, fact Z, so stay tuned and follow us on Instagram here.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia and the Brain & Physical Exercise and ADHD

Dyscalculia And The Brain

This guest article by Dr. Karin Kucian, the associate professor at the Centre for MR-Research at the Zurich University Children’s Hospital, got a lot of attention on our social media platforms. Even though the article was first published in 2016, it remains an essential piece of information today. In the article, Dr. Kucian explored how the change in brain functions and anatomy relate to developmental dyscalculia from a neuro-scientifical perspective. Follow the link if you haven’t read it yet.

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Weekly Roundup: Developmental Dyscalculia & Dyslexics are not Dumb!

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What is Developmental Dyscalculia?

Developmental dyscalculia is the most common version of the learning difficulty and affects 5-6% of the school-aged population. This article covers the genetic and environmental causes and what interventions can be used to help manage the condition.

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Weekly Roundup: Signs of Dyscalculia & Back to School (For Teachers)

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Signs & Symptoms of Dyscalculia

This article simply runs us through what signs and symptoms we can all look out for in our children or even ourselves. It is a very handy list, which I probably should make into a lovely infographic chart (coming soon).

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Weekly Roundup: Calcularis Learning Games & Dyscalculia Awareness

Tracking progress in Calcularis. Parents, teachers, and students can easily see how far a child has come in developing math skills.

Tracking progress in Calcularis. Parents, teachers, and students can easily see how far a child has come in developing math skills.

Calcularis Learning Games: Helping to Solve Dyscalculia

This week Dybuster’s Calcularis appeared on Wikipedia’s dyscalculia page in the treatments section! If you want to find out why Calcularis has such a success rate, click here or alternatively click here for a free trial.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Diagnosis & Play And The Brain

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How To Get A Dyscalculia Diagnosis

It can be a struggle to know where to go and who to trust with the diagnosis of any learning difficulty. It is especially the case with dyscalculia, as there are only few specialists. This article is here to help guide you to get that needed diagnosis so you or your child can get the support for your specific needs.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia & The Need For Augmented Reality In Education

Dyscalculia By Any Other Name…

Dyscalculia is often mislabelled as dyslexia in math even though this nickname is inaccurate. While they can occur together and share some brain-based weaknesses such as poor working memory, the connection between them has not been defined. This article takes you through where the name dyscalculia comes from and why it is important we use it.

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Weekly Roundup: Dyscalculia Explained & Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Numberphile: Dyscalculia Explained

In this article we share a video presented by Professor Brian Butterworth on one of our favourite websites called Numberphile, where he explains what dyscalculia is. Numberphile hosts videos from researchers from universities around the world as well as its own quirky range of films all about numbers and maths.

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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 is 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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