3rd National Dyscalculia & MLD Conference Downloads 2011

This year's conference was a great success. Please click on the links below to download presentations from the keynote speakers and workshop presenters.


"I enjoyed the conference very much and especially the quality of the speakers and the pack provided.  I would have no hesitation in recommending the event to colleagues."

"I found the day to be of great benefit and certainly was very glad I attended"

"What an excellent conference you organised this year. I came away buzzing. It's great to be able to hear from the researchers personally. Thank you for a wonderful day"


Geary Photo 1 (July, 2007).jpgKeynote 1: Mathematical cognition deficits in children with learning and intellectual disabilities: A five year prospective study Prof David Geary
Dr David Geary is an academic of international standing and his research has, without question, made an outstanding, distinctive and pioneering contribution to science.

"He was fabulous. I have read many of his research papers so to meet the man in person was an absolute honour!"
"Fantastic material and highly relevant
"I liked the evidence from his study and the slides were clear. Questions raised were answered well. I got a lot from his presentation.

Breakout Session 1

  1. Catch Up Numeracy: An intervention for learners who struggle with numeracy - Dr. Ann Dowker & Wayne Holmes
  2. Numicon - A multi sensory approach -  Helen Farmery
  3. Count on us - Supporting HE students with mathematical difficulties - Dr Geraldine Price


Keynote 2: Learning mathematics: findings from the National (U.S) mathematical advisory panel Prof. David Geary

Breakout Session 2:

  1. Bringing maths back to life for secondary students – Linda Bell and Amy Maunder
  2. Assisting mathematical development for children with learning difficulties in main stream schools - Rekha Singh & Michelle Durant
  3. Working with adults with maths learning difficulties – Alison Shorrock

Keynote 3: tnunes2.jpgKey understanding in mathematics learning -Professor Terezinha Nunes

Terezinha Nunes is Professor of Education in the Department of Educational Studies, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Harris Manchester College.

"Clearly very knowledgeable about her subject"
"A very interesting speaker, It was challenging and informative"
"Professor Terezinha Nunes was a great inspiration"

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