What is Dyscalculia?

Date of past event:

10th October 2018

Report:

Dyscalculia is a difficulty understanding maths, including number-related concepts, symbols, and shapes.

Are you wondering:

  • What is dyscalculia? How does it differ from more general maths difficulties?
  • How can I tell if a child has dyscalculia?
  • What interventions and support work best for dyscalculic children?
  • Where can I go for further information?

This talk, from Judy Hornigold, helped answer all these questions.

What is Dyscalculia?

About the speaker: Judy Hornigold is an independent educational consultant specialising in dyscalculia and dyslexia. She is particularly passionate about the teaching of maths and of finding ways to support learners with dyscalculia and general maths learning difficulties. She has written an accredited dyscalculia course for the British Dyslexia Association and several books on dyscalculia and maths generally, as well as a guide for parents of children with dyslexia.