Dealing with algebra being a Dyscalculic

Algebra constitutes a major part of math curriculum, specially in high school and middle school. It forms a crucial base for several equations and operations to be dealt later in higher studies. Hence, it becomes important to get a good grip of it in early phases of learning. Like English, Algebra is a language. It … Read moreDealing with algebra being a Dyscalculic

Top 10 games for improving number sense

Number sense refers to a person’s understanding of number system and his/her ability to use, relate and manipulate it for solving mathematical tasks. A strong number sense is important for gripping basic concepts well before diving into complex math topics in future. Children with good number sense have a range of mathematical strategies at their … Read moreTop 10 games for improving number sense

100 Orton Gillingham Red Words List

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 more100 Orton Gillingham Red Words List

Top 10 fun games for building math fluency

top 10 math fluency games

“Three times four equals to…” “Three plus five equals to…” Most of us have self-answered the above with a blink of a second, without even worrying to recheck it. We know that the answer would be correct as we are confident on our math recalling skills. Our repeated experience with such problems on our day … Read moreTop 10 fun games for building math fluency

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 moreHow to test for math anxiety in kids?

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 moreDSM-5 criteria for diagnosing Dyscalculia and Dyslexia

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 moreTop 5 apps for learning with Orton Gillingham approach

Top 15 inspiring quotes about dyslexia

top inspirational quotes on dyslexia

It’s pretty common for a dyslexic child to feel upset and cornered. A feeling of ‘Why me?’ is a threat to any motivation they ever acquire to do something. Parents and Teachers can help them get out of it by consoling. They need to be introduced to the greatest personalities with dyslexia that lived on … Read moreTop 15 inspiring quotes about dyslexia

Confusing Left and Right? How to Manage directional difficulties in dyslexia

dyslexia left and right

Dyslexia is primarily considered a learning difference, but there are several other areas where it affects our daily part of life. Many dyslexics have found be to lacking some basic directional abilities. A good hours of their day may be spent in dealing with ‘Is it left or right?’ Keeping up with set of directions … Read moreConfusing Left and Right? How to Manage directional difficulties in dyslexia

Role of Occupational therapy in managing dyslexia

Role of Occupational Therapy in Managing Dyslexia

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 matters the most to the patient and pushes … Read moreRole of Occupational therapy in managing dyslexia