Dyslexic mom hopes to inspire people facing difficulties by writing a book

Nakita Shields, of Inverness, is a 30 year single mum with a vision to inspire people struggling through tough times by writing a book. Being dyslexic from childhood, Nakita says that she suffered years of bullying and negativity as a youngster because of her learning disorder. I hope that by writing this book proves anyone can … Read moreDyslexic mom hopes to inspire people facing difficulties by writing a book

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?

I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was the name of 70’s. Having achieved fame from hit sitcoms, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and scoring six Emmy awards during an acting career, she was an American icon and served as an inspiration for many younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. However, Things weren’t that great in the beginning. … Read moreI was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Everything you should know about Mental Math

What is mental math?   We will jump right to definition but first, let me just ask, what’s 3 + 3 ?   Almost all of you have given the right answer  and most probably within 2 seconds without even touching a pen or paper.   The real question is how? This is because our … Read moreEverything you should know about Mental Math

Oklahoma’s Science Museum to debut ‘Beautiful Minds- Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage’

Oklahoma’s Science Museum ‘smART Space’ will debut the exhibition “Beautiful Minds — Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage” with a gallery opening from 6 to 8 p.m.  The event aims to explore the minds, art and successes of people who have or had dyslexia. It will feature work from Steve Jobs, Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Agatha Christie and … Read moreOklahoma’s Science Museum to debut ‘Beautiful Minds- Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage’

Signs and symptoms of Dyslexia

signs and symptoms of dyslexia

Today, we are going to talk about the symptoms of Dyslexia. How can the signs of dyslexia be identifed early? But first, we must know what exactly a dyslexia is? Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble connecting the letters they see to the sounds those letters make. Dyslexia … Read moreSigns and symptoms of Dyslexia

What is Dyslexia? What are the Different Types of Dyslexia?

what is dyslexia and what are the types of dyslexia

What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble connecting the letters they see to the sounds those letters make. Dyslexia affects the part of the brain that deals with processing language and graphic symbols. Other than reading, Kids with dyslexia will have trouble writing and spelling words as well. … Read moreWhat is Dyslexia? What are the Different Types of Dyslexia?

What is math anxiety? How to overcome it?

what is math anxiety? How to overcome it

Math Anxiety is the panic and nervousness that ensues some people when 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. People suffering from excess math anxiety may feel stress around numbers well into adulthood, negatively impacting … Read moreWhat is math anxiety? How to overcome it?

Scored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson

dyscalculia motivational story

Dyscalculia may have hindered her pace in doing basic calculations but that didn’t stopped her for scoring straight A’s in other subjects. Being diagnosed in sophomore year of high school, Multimedia journalism major Victoria Lawson often times become frustrated with math. This is what she have to say about her struggle with dyscalculia Whenever I schedule interviews with people, I pull … Read moreScored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson