Understanding Dyscalculia and Dyslexia: What’s the Relationship

Dyscalculia is a math learning disability that impairs an individual’s ability to learn number-related concepts, perform accurate math calculations, reason and problem solve, and perform other basic math skills. Research suggests that language, motor, spatial, and working memory challenges may complicate understanding of numeracy in early childhood. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate

ENGAGE: Improving Cognition, Learning & Behavior – PreK-6th – Strategies & Act

Why is enhancing executive functions in the early years and beyond so important? Executive Functions are the essential cognitive skills that help us think, plan, learn, and interact prosocially with others in everyday life. Executive Functions such as self-regulation, attention, memory, self-control, and cognitive flexibility are shown to be better predictors of academic, social, and job success than is IQ. As early as two years of age, executive functions are a significant p