Visual Sequential Memory Difficulties In Dyslexia And Dyscalculia

visual sequential memory difficulties

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT REVIEW PANEL ON DEC 17, 2021 We all know 3 comes after 2 and Z after Y due to the sequential commemoration of numbers and alphabets. The same notion can be applied to retain shapes and pictures too. But, not all kids can grasp this in their tender years. Sometimes, they need individualized … Read more

Critical Thinking In Individuals With Dyslexia

Critical Thinking & Dyslexia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT REVIEW PANEL ON DECEMBER 07, 2021 An individual can have four modes of thinking: Analytical, Divergent, Critical, and Creative. After identifying and defining information (analysing), one has to process the same by conceptualising and solving them. This is what Critical thinking actually is.  On the other hand, dyslexia, as we know, is a … Read more

Money Management For Adults With Learning Disabilities

Money Management For Adults With Learning Disabilities

Dealing with money is an important requirement of adult life. But, it is not an easy affair for people who suffer from learning disorders. They might find it difficult to manage day-to-day financial affairs. That is why many dyscalculics confided having entrusted the money matters to their close ones or trustable friends. Let’s learn through … Read more

How Spatial Awareness Is Affected By Dyscalculia?

How Spatial Awareness Is Affected By Dyscalculia?

REVIEWED BY  NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON AUGUST 05, 2021 Do you tend to copy the numbers 23 and 32 incorrectly? Or do you stumble mostly when you are climbing up the stairs? If these cases resonate with your everyday problems, you might be suffering from spatial dyscalculia. Apart from the difficulty in mathematical operations, Dyscalculia … Read more

Best ways to use Base 10 Manipulatives

All classroom teachings may tend to become monotonous or challenging when the students are forced to adopt conventional ways while learning maths or developing linguistic skills. By conventional ways, I mean books and guides here. And, it is a well-researched fact that children with learning difficulties do require a lot of additional supports. One of … Read more

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Is Orton-Gillingham Training Approach Worth It?

Teachers who have hands-on experience imparting training under the Orton Gillingham approach roughly estimate that even severely dyslexic students (including those suffering from ADHD), gain one grade level in reading within 75-100 hours’ worth of sessions. That can boil down to two hours of the child’s time for a month and a half. This seems … Read more

Orton Gillingham IEP Goals – Approach, IEP Goals List, Tools and Challenges

Orton Gillingham IEP Goals - Approach, IEP Goals List, Tools and Challenges

The term Dyslexia is not some recently found disorder. Rudolf Berlin, a professor and eye specialist in a German city, introduced the term Dyslexia in 1896 to name the neurological impairment that interfered with children’s reading abilities. Several educators, researchers, and teaching specialists have been working in this field to find a solution to help … Read more

Fundamentals of Reading – Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

Fundamentals of Reading - Importance, Foundational Skills, Components and Strategies

“My son has passed 7th grade but still struggles to read.” What should I do? I am sure this concern will resonate with many parents out there. Gadgets taking over books have created this situation, largely speaking. Kids remain attracted to gadgets and think that scrolling up and down the screen is a newfound way … Read more

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

IEP Goals for Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD)

Behavior apt to situation and surroundings is a natural manifestation of human intelligence. However, those born with learning disabilities may show the inability to conform to behavioral norms. These children require additional training as a supplement to their basic skills-building curriculum. This additional training emphasizes addressing issues related to non-verbal learning disabilities; building these is … Read more

IEP Goals for students with significant cognitive disabilities

IEP Goals for students with significant cognitive disabilities

Learning disabilities are not restricted to discomfort with numbers and language only. If you dissect these issues deeply, you will find other co-morbidities working behind the scene too. Difficulty to reason, to comprehend or to ascertain orientation or inability to take care of the self, which is what cognitive disability sum up as, is the … Read more