How to test for math anxiety in kids?

math anxiety tests

Math Anxiety is the panic and nervousness that ensues a person while solving a mathematical problem. Math anxiety is related to performance anxiety and is likely to extend far outside of the classroom if not recognized and proactively managed. Unfortunately, Majority of cases of math anxiety remain unreported as symptoms may overlooked as ‘general fear … Read more

DSM-5 criteria for diagnosing Dyscalculia and Dyslexia

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the handbook used by health care experts as universal authority in North America, South America, Australia, and many other European countries for diagnosis of mental disorders. It enable professionals to communicate about mental health disorders using a common language. In simple term, one should look up for … Read more

Top 5 apps for learning with Orton Gillingham approach

5 best apps for learning with orton gillingham approach

Orton Gillingham is widely regarded teaching approach designed for struggling readers, such as in case of dyslexia. Named after reading and language pioneers, Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948) and Anna Gillingham (1878-1963) , Orton Gillingham approach focuses on teaching connections between letters and sounds. It also uses multisensory approach to teach reading which involves using visualization, … Read more

Confusing Left And Right? How To Manage Directional Difficulties In Dyslexia

Directional difficulties in dyslexia

UPDATED & REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON FEB 06, 2022 Dyslexia does not affect academic life but also may hamper life beyond campus. People suffering from this disorder find it difficult to keep up with spatial orientations. They also find it difficult to understand instructions if they are meted in a specific order. A very common … Read more

Role of Occupational therapy in managing dyslexia

Role of Occupational Therapy in Managing Dyslexia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON JUNE 05, 2020 What is Occupational Therapy? Occupation therapy is a therapeutic approach that plays a vital role in helping people overcome the effects of disability caused by illness or accident, to carry out everyday tasks or occupations to the full potential. It focuses on daily activities and tasks that matter … Read more

Math specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON JUNE 05, 2020 In the vast pool of numbers, logics, symbols, and equations, it’s a common scenario where even the brightest struggle in maths at some point. For students with dyscalculia, this could be a recurring nightmare. Even in students with reading difficulty, like dyslexia, understanding mathematics can be challenging as … Read more

10 Financial Aids For Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia And Other Learning Disabilities

10 Financial Aids For Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia And Other Learning Disabilities

Pursuing higher education is expensive. It could take a good chunk of fortune out of your pocket managing tuition costs, resources, transportation costs, and living. To offload some burden, students generally seek alternative sources of funding, including grants, loans, and scholarships. Fortunately, For students with learning disabilities such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, there are selective … Read more

Top 10 inspirational movies on dyslexia

Movies are not merely entertainment materials. Some are made with a motive to educate people. For example, movies based on some social cause or an influential legend serve as a good learning source. Such content can be a positive driving force in anybody’s life. Dyslexia is one such topic that has intrigued filmmakers many times. … Read more

Best intervention strategies for dyscalculia

top 10 intervention strategies for dyscalculia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON JUNE 04, 2020 Dyscalculia is a learning disability that hinders our pace in learning mathematics and number sense. Unfortunately, the effects are not just confined to classrooms, our daily life activities are affected as well. We already talked about the best possible ways of dealing with dyscalculia at the early stages … Read more