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19/10

Proud to be dyslexic

Matt Hancock talks to the Made By Dyslexia global summit about the challenges he has faced and the great benefits he has gained from being dyslexic. My name’s Matt Hancock, I’m proud to be Secretary of State for Health and Social Care,…

21/09

A Patoss Mentoring Introduction

Watch this short 3 minute video on our Patoss Mentoring Programme To find out more or to sign up for our mentoring packages click here > Mentoring  …

13/09

British people often boast about being ‘bad at maths’. Here’s why that causes genuine harm

Saying you’re rubbish with numbers is seen as a badge of honour in the UK. This means those with dyscalculia very rarely get the help they need Each new academic year, a fresh batch of year 7 students arrive in my maths classroom. One of the t…

12/09

Dyscalculia: what parents need to know

What is dyscalculia? The dictionary definition is “severe difficulty in making arithmetical calculations as a result of brain disorder”. It is a learning difficulty like dyslexia, but relating to maths instead of language. However, there …

12/09

Schools failing to help pupils with ‘maths dyslexia’

A study found that 100 times more children had dyslexia diagnosed than dyscalculia Maths “dyslexia” in children is hugely underdiagnosed, academics said yesterday after the latest research. They estimate that similar numbers of pupils…

14/08

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated

Britain is right to take a more cautious approach than the US, but we should be prepared to fund a range of treatments Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to t…

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Matt Hancock talks to the Made By Dyslexia global summit about the challenges he has faced and the...
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