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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 will showcase the creative artwork of dozens of students with dyslexia. The museum authorities have been highly praised for taking this initiative. “Many people have the wrong idea about what dyslexia actually is — in ‘Beautiful…

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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 affects the part of the brain that deals with processing language and graphic symbols. What are we gonna do about it? Don’t worry. Just being a little cautious towards a child behaviour can help a…

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What is Dyslexia? What are the Different 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. Parents can find a lot of mistakes in the kid’s notebook. Kids might get frustrated, angry, or sad because reading and spelling are so hard. There is high chance that Dyslexia may occur with other disabilities…

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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 their professional and personal lives. But, It shouln’t be confused with dyscalculia, which has a different pathology. To put it simply, every person with dyscalculia have math anxiety but every person with math anxiety may…

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

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 up a picture of a clock because I need the visual display I also memorize phone numbers by envisioning them as pictures. I would write down 71 instead of 17, and I couldn’t remember my phone…

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Dyscalculia may still be undiagnosed in majority of children – Study

Dr Kinga Morsanyi and a team of experts from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast performed medical research on the prevalence of Specific Learning Disorder in mathematics (SLDM), which is also known as dyscalculia. The study included observing mathematics performance of 2,421 primary school children over a number of school years. The researchers claimed the number of pupils with dyscalculia to be similar to those with dyslexia. About 108 children  from the total, had received an official diagnosis of dyslexia, but just one child had officially been diagnosed with dyscalculia. Based on the results of…

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Dyscalculia treatment – How to effectively build math skills?

Today, we are going to talk about the possible dyscalculia treatments. How can an individual overcome the daily struggle of this mathematical disability? But first, we must know what exactly a dyscalculia is? Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia and hence, the name – Number Dyslexia. It severely affects the life of a dyscalculic (commonly referred to a person suffering from dyscalculia) . Individual may loose the ability to…

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History of Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia and hence, the name – Number Dyslexia. Maths is an important part of our life. We take the help of Mathematics to solve complex real world phenomenon. Having difficulty in numbers can be a daunting experience. Its surprising to know that, although the roots of this disorder were mentioned way back in 1940’s, yet it is an under researched subject. Today, we are going to…

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Signs and symptoms of Dyscalculia

Today, we are going to talk about the symptoms of Dyscalculia. How can the signs of dyscalculia be identifed early? But first, we must know what exactly a dyscalculia is? Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia and hence, the name – Number Dyslexia. It severely affects the life of a dyscalculic (commonly referred to a person suffering from dyscalculia) . Individual may loose the ability to visually interpret data. In…

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Everything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.

What is Dyscalculia (or Number Dyslexia)? Dyscalculia is a term used for a wide range of life-long learning disabilities involving maths, mostly numbers and arithmetic skills. Other names of Dyscalculia are Number Dyslexia, Numerical Dyslexia, and Math Dyslexia. It is generally seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia. Dyscalculia is often confused with math anxiety, which has a different pathology, but shows similar signs. Difficulty in understanding numbers, manipulating them, performing mathematical calculations and learning facts in mathematics are some of the common known traits of this disorder. It is also marked by visual difficulties such as  processing and…

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