Dyscalculia: Defining Features and Effective Strategies

Date:
9:00am, 8th Mar 2018 - 3:00pm, 8th Mar 2018

Presenter:
Kim Bloor

Topic:
Dyscalculia

Venue:
Speld Qld, 141 Merton Road, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102

Price:
$220.00 Members | $275.00 Non-Members

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Registration closes at 9:00am, 7th Mar 2018

Event Details

Dyscalculia (a Specific Learning Disability in Mathematics) is characterised by an innate difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics. This includes difficulties in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, and learning basic maths facts. These difficulties are unexpected in relation to a child's age, level of schooling and other abilities.

This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the defining features of specific maths disorders and will focus on the functional impact of dyscalculia, demonstrating effective strategies for use both in and out of the classroom.

Presenter: Kim Bloor, BA (Hons), MPsych (Ed. & Dev.), Dip. Ed, (Spec. Ed.). Kim is a Psychologist at DSF Literacy and Clinical Services where she assesses children, teenagers, and adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. She also consults with parents on appropriate evidence-based classroom and individual strategies to improve literacy and numeracy.

This workshop is suitable for teachers and parents.

 

Schools can Register their Teachers using the Workshop Registration Form below.  Payment can be via credit card (preferred) or Invoice.

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Important Notes 

  1. Payment is required prior to the date of the Professional Development Workshop in order to secure attendance and is not refundable.
  2. This workshop contributes to the 10 Queensland College of Teachers continuing Professional Development Requirements. You will receive a certificate on the day of event.
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