The third in a series of five articles with specific special needs resources
Before we present the best websites for these two learning challenges, however, we first want to provide good definitions for these learning issues.
What Is Dyscalculia?
Dyscalculia refers to a wide range of lifelong learning disabilities involving math. There is no single type of math disability. Dyscalculia can vary from person to person. It can also affect people differently at different stages of life. Using alternate learning methods, people with dyscalculia can achieve success. Currently, statistics vary regarding the incidence of this particular learning disability.
(Source: National Center for Learning Disabilities---NCLD: Please see website link to follow below here.)
What Is Dyspraxia?
Dyspraxia is a neurological disorder throughout the brain that results in life-long impaired motor, memory, judgment, processing, and other cognitive skills. Dyspraxia also impacts the immune and central nervous systems. Each dyspraxic person has different abilities and weaknesses as dyspraxia often comes with a variety of comorbidities. One in ten persons in the U.S. suffers from dyspraxia.
(Source: Dyspraxia Foundation USA: Please see website link to follow below here.)
BEST Websites for Dyscalculia
National Center for Learning Disabilities---Dyscalculia
Apps to Help Students with Dyscalculia and Math Difficulties---by Darla Hatton and Kaila Hatton (via NCLD)
The British Dyslexia Association---Dyscalculia Primer & Resource Guide
BEST Websites for Dyspraxia
Dyspraxia Foundation USA
Six Helpful Dyspraxia Resources---from the National Center for Learning Disabilities
Dyspraxia (Children) – Symptoms (from NHS in the UK)
BRAIN.HE (Best Resources for Achievement and Intervention re Neurodiversity in Higher Education)
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