Seven things about Helena Dixon, the first one will blow you away

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Helena Dixon is the writer of the murder mystery Murder in the Belltower and she opens up about herself in a blogpost on Female First. See what her first item is, it will surprise you.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at http://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and https://DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? https://DyscalculiaTesting.com Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. http://DyscalculiaTutor.org

No dancing with dyscalculia

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

See how horrific this learning disability can be when teachers are not aware.

Read all about it: HERE

visit us at https://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com

A service of https://DyscalculiaServices.com

Learning disabled, not differently abled

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Read the opinion from Stephen Stern, the chair of Jewish studies at Gettysburg College, about proposals to start learning disabled people instead “differently abled” people. He puts his case forward and disagrees with this practice and gives an extensive explanation for it.

Read all about it: HERE

visit us at https://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com

A service of https://DyscalculiaServices.com

Statistician with Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Presented here is a case study of Dylan (second author), an individual with dyscalculia who decided to major in statistics at University of California, Berkeley and become a statistician. Although she experienced significant issues of access—both in the standard tools used to do mathematics, and in navigating the structures at the university—she developed systems to enable her to compensate. She collaborated in this research enterprise in order to share with researchers, teachers, parents, and students her experiences with dyscalculia and how she was able to succeed in higher level mathematics. 

Read all about it: HERE

visit us at https://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com

A service of https://DyscalculiaServices.com

The bullies are gone

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

The rapid transition to online school — for those who hadn’t made that choice themselves — has come with many downsides, from increasing inequity to the “Covid slide,” in which children lose some of this year’s learning, becoming less prepared to advance.But after millions of schoolchildren suddenly transferred to cyber school, some are finding a surprising upside: Complicated social dynamics can simplify, sometimes evaporate, as they learn online.

https://edition.cnn.com/

Read all about it: HERE

visit us at https://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com

A service of https://DyscalculiaServices.com

Encouragement for dyscalculia students

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

In our link for today a story from Ireland about someone growing up with several learning disabilities, among which Dyscalculia. Best quote:

Anyways if all those years taught me anything it is that if you’re bad at Maths or in my case school itself, it’s definitely not the end of the world. There are always multiple ways to study what you want, or get on the career path you want. If you feel like you’re trying your best at Maths but nothing is changing, or you’ve had a similar experience to what I’ve had, reach out and talk to someone. There is help available out there. 

Read all about it: HERE

visit us at https://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com

A service of https://DyscalculiaServices.com

Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and Weak Working Memory

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Once Mario Ornelas found out he had dyscalculia, dyslexia and weak working memory, he decided to give college another shot. He went to Landmark College, a school that focuses on helping students with dyslexia and other learning differences. In this video, he talks about what it was like to find a college program that supports students with learning differences.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at http://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and https://DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? https://DyscalculiaTesting.com Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. http://DyscalculiaTutor.org

It is never too late to start remediation

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Elinor McNeel left college in 1972 because she struggled with math. More than 40 years later, when she enrolled in Penn State World Campus to finish her degree, she learned that what she struggled with had a name: dyscalculia. She’s since completed her associate degree this past summer and is working toward her bachelor’s degree.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at http://DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and https://DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? https://DyscalculiaTesting.com Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. http://DyscalculiaTutor.org

Chip and pin can cause issues

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

The story of someone who, due to her dyscalculia, can not manage a pin code. In the US this is not a major issue as the credit and bank cards can be used at chip and signature but over in Europe, you need a special requested card from your bank and, as the story shows, not all companies accept them.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org

Oh those phone numbers

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

How do you say our phone number?

8323778373 or 832 377 8373 or maybe 83 23 77 83 73 ? All come down to the same but not for the person in our link for today, showing you how dyscalculia can create havoc in your adult life.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org

Dyscalculia impact on career

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

In our link for today the story about a legal secretary who got into major trouble with firm partners, due to her dyscalculia. The story suggests that no accommodations were made for her and no understanding of the partners about her condition seemed to exist.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org

Teachers will be teachers and parents will be parents

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

But sometimes circumstances make it difficult and Moms take action. The mom in this story gives a vibrant explanation of what happened when she started homeschooling.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org

Life changing diagnosis

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Tammy Brennan’s daughter Pebble was diagnosed with dyscalculia (like dyslexia, only with numbers) and she wasn’t getting the support she needed in the clasroom. By the time Pebble was nine Tammy decided she would be better off taught by her mother than at the local primary school. Not only did she quit her full time job, the single mum rearranged her life to make sure Pebble was given the best chance to succeed.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org

Counting without numbers

Dyscalculia: News from the web:

Read this lovely story about how to work around your dyscalculia troubles.

Best quote: My dyscalculia turns counting a difficult task. So, to get to know them, I turned numbers into people.

Read all about it: HERE

Visit us at DyscalculiaHeadlines.com
A service from Math and DyscalculiaServices.com
Trouble with Math? Dyscalculia Testing Online
Become a Dyscalculia Tutor. DyscalculiaTutor.org