Dyslexia no longer being diagnosed by councils who called the disorder 'scientifically questionable'

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NMH Quality Assurance Framework updated Version 3 issued

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Proud to be dyslexic

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A Patoss Mentoring Introduction

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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 …


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 …

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