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

Math specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

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 it involves symbols, complex words, concepts (e.g., … Read moreMath specific accommodations for students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

Ten Financial Aids for Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities

10 financial aids and scholarships for dyscalculia, dyslexia, 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 offset some burden, students generally seek alternative sources of funding, including grants, loans and scholarships. Fortunately, For students with learning disability such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia,there are selective scholarship … Read moreTen Financial Aids for Students with Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities

Best intervention strategies for dyscalculia

top 10 intervention strategies for dyscalculia

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 best possible ways of dealing with dyscalculia at early stages and adapting a new learning strategy. Note that there … Read moreBest intervention strategies for dyscalculia

Top 10 must-have free apps for Dyscalculia [2019]

10 free Apps for Dyscalculia

Intervention of technology in education is one of the marvellous phenomena happened in this era.Things possible now with available gadgets could have never be imagined 10 years ago. From regular student’s wiki to braille assistance, technology have achieved great heights in the sector. A major portion of the advantage goes to the pupils with learning … Read moreTop 10 must-have free apps for Dyscalculia [2019]

Driving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

driving with dyscalculia and other learning disabilities and how to manage it

Ever wonder what would happen if you lost the directional abilities? Reaching destination will be near to impossible if you keep on messing left or right. Of-course, Google Maps have really made our lives easy. But still, you’ll be having a very hard time relating delta distance between point A and B on GPS vs real life. … Read moreDriving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

How to effectively test for dyscalculia?

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Dyscalculia is  a disorder that is often confused with math anxiety. But, its way more complex and serious than just fear of numbers. Not enough research makes it extremely hard to differentiate it symptoms from a common math fear. In a recent study that included observing mathematics performance of 2,421 primary school children over a number … Read moreHow to effectively test for dyscalculia?

Top 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

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Hunt for the college that fully suits your interest is arguably the most difficult part of the college application process. There’s so much information to go through—how could brief campus visits and informational brochures really tell you where you’ll be most successful? It’s even harder for students with learning disability like dyscalculia. Not just applying … Read moreTop 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2019

Researchers created RADAR for early screening of dyslexia

radar for early detection screening of dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects our ability to read and spell correctly.One in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language based learning disability and Dyslexia is the most common one. In just America, around 55 million people have some form of dyslexia. And the daunting fact is that this number … Read moreResearchers created RADAR for early screening of dyslexia

Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

Dyscalculia, being very little known, is often times referred as Number Dyslexia or Numerical Dyslexia. Some of the top internet information sources call it as a Math equivalent of Dyslexia. But, is it fair? Well, the fact is, at some point dyslexia does  affect the arithmetic skills of a child. Kid with dyslexia may find trouble … Read moreIs Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?