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Dyscalculia Screener at Learning Works Conference

Yesterday, iansyst exhibited at the 8th National Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties Conference hosted by Learning Works in London. The programme concentrated on reducing maths anxiety for pupils, along with a wide range of breakout sessions to explore dyscalculia and … Continue reading

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House of Lords discusses making apprenticeships accessible to dyslexic people

Lord Addington, vice-president of the British Dyslexia Association, recently asked a question in the House of Lords about making apprenticeships accessible to dyslexic people. People applying for apprenticeships with dyslexia are faced with the difficulty of a written assessment at … Continue reading

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2 or 3 pupils in every classroom have a learning disability such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism

Research published in the journal Science has found that up to 10 per cent of the population or two or three pupils in every classroom are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism. The research … Continue reading

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British Dyslexia Association report on adult dyslexia

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) has released a report to coincide with its 40th anniversary – Adults and Dyslexia, 40 years on. The report, produced following consultation with over 100 organisations and individuals working with dyslexics, examines the progress on … Continue reading

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The consequences of SEN school leavers losing support can be devastating

Students with Special Education Needs can find getting the right support in schools hard enough, but when it comes to leaving school the support often disappears completely. Barriers facing school leavers when looking to move from school to college include … Continue reading

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