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Learning from Dyslexia to Ignite Dyscalculia Awareness

Learning from Dyslexia to Ignite Dyscalculia Awareness When it comes to learning difficulties, dyslexia has long taken center stage, with surmounting support and widespread awareness reinforcing its legitimacy. But lurking in the shadows, its numerical counterpart, dyscalculia, endures a much quieter battle. With neuroscience zooming in and researchers unmasking the overlaps, it’s high time we […]

Dyscalculia is Hard to Spell: The Art of Advocacy

Dyscalculia is Hard to Spell: The Art of Advocacy According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, 1 in 5 children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues. Learning and attention issues are difficulties that affect various aspects of our brain’s functioning, such as reading, writing, math, organization, focus, listening comprehension, social skills, and […]

Behind the Misconceptions: Hidden Disabilities

Behind the Misconceptions: Hidden Disabilities According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, an estimated 15% of the U.S. population, equivalent to one in every seven individuals, grapples with a learning disability. This translates to roughly 10 million children and adults who confront learning challenges every day across the nation. Help us share stories of […]

How Does TouchMath Help Students with Dyscalculia?

How Does TouchMath Help Students with Dyscalculia? Dyscalculia is a learning disability that affects one’s ability to learn mathematics, as compared to same age peers who receive identical instruction. It may cause difficulty with counting, working memory for numbers, ability to recognize patterns, time, sense of direction, estimation of distance and volume, math facts, and […]

Supporting Students with Dyscalculia: Evidence-Based Tools and Strategies

Supporting Students with Dyscalculia: Evidence-Based Tools and Strategies This blog is an excerpt from How to Identify, Screen, and Support Students with Dyscalculia, a summarization of The Transformative Potential of Early Screening for Dyscalculia, The Discounted Specific Learning Disability by Dr. Sandra Elliott and Sam Wertheim, Doctoral Candidate. Research supports early screening and applying evidence-based interventions as effective for […]

Understanding Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Understanding Dyslexia & Dyscalculia: Unraveling the Distinctions Dyscalculia is a learning disability that affects one’s ability to learn mathematics, as compared to peers of the same age who receive identical instruction. Research supports that with early identification and the right interventions and supports students with dyscalculia can master math as well as other students. Dyscalculia […]

How to Screen for Dyscalculia

Unlocking Dyscalculia: How to Screen for this Different Learning Ability This blog is an excerpt from How to Identify, Screen, and Support Students with Dyscalculia, a summarization of The Transformative Potential of Early Screening for Dyscalculia, The Discounted Specific Learning Disability by Dr. Sandra Elliott and Sam Wertheim, Doctoral Candidate. Screening for Dyscalculia Research shows that identifying dyscalculia is […]

Dyscalculia: In and Out of the Classroom

Dyscalculia: In and Out of the Classroom Dyscalculia, a learning disability that affects one’s ability to learn mathematics, may cause difficulty with counting, working memory for numbers, ability to recognize patterns, time, sense of direction, estimation of distance and volume, math facts, and procedures. When we talk about learning disorders, we sometimes don’t think of […]

What is Dyscalculia?

What is Dyscalculia? This blog is an excerpt from How to Identify, Screen, and Support Students with Dyscalculia, a summarization of The Transformative Potential of Early Screening for Dyscalculia, The Discounted Specific Learning Disability by Dr. Sandra Elliott and Sam Wertheim, Doctoral Candidate. What is Dyscalculia? Students with dyscalculia have difficulty understanding and manipulating numbers, estimating quantities, […]

10 Common Signs of Dyscalculia

10 Common Signs of Dyscalculia Dyscalculia is a learning disability that affects one’s ability to learn mathematics, as compared to same age peers who receive identical instruction. It may cause difficulty with counting, working memory for numbers, ability to recognize patterns, time, sense of direction, estimation of distance and volume, math facts, and procedures. Dyscalculia […]