Dyscalculia - A Specific Learning Difficulty in Maths How to Help

03 February 2023 @ 09:30 - 13:30
*** FULLY BOOKED *** This half day workshop will focus on how to identify and support learners with dyscalculia.

Summary of the event:

This half day workshop will focus on how to identify and support learners with dyscalculia, using screeners and a range of manipulatives. 


What can you can expect from the training?

You will explore practical and developmental strategies to support learners with dyscalculia including

  • the use of dot patterns,
  • ten frames,
  • manipulatives such as Cuisenaire rods.
  • Demonstration of the value of visualisation strategies such as bar modelling for solving word problems.

As a result of the workshop you will:

  • be able to identify dyscalculia and distinguish it from more general maths difficulties.
  • have practical strategies to use in the classroom to support learners with dyscalculia.

Find out more: Short podcast with Judy Hornigold

Training led by: Judy Hornigold

Judy is an independent educational consultant specialising in dyscalculia and dyslexia and has been a Singapore Maths trainer, for UK based Maths No Problem since 2014. She is particularly passionate about the teaching of maths and of finding ways to support learners with dyscalculia and general maths learning difficulties. Judy is an associate tutor for Edge Hill University and the British Dyslexia Association. Recent publications include ‘Can I Tell You About  Dyscalculia’, published by Jessica Kingsley in 2020.

Audience: SENCos, Inclusion Managers, Teachers, TAs, Learning Mentors, Parents

Cost: £90+VAT / person
Refreshments and light lunch included. Limited discounted places are available for parents on enquiry.

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Advanced booking is required to attend this event.

  • Adults: £90
Advance booking is already closed. This event must be booked 12 days before it starts.