Retired Principal (and Founder) of award (Beacon School) winning school for dyslexics. Author of books on dyscalculia and maths LD. Editor of The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties (2015). International lecturer, consultant (including MOE, Singapore) and teacher-trainer.
Awareness of dyscalculia is relatively recent and, compared to dyslexia, rather patchy. The session will look at national and international perspectives, the impact on learners and offer some pragmatic suggestions for diagnosis and intervention as well as asking what can this teach us about teaching mainstream.