Laura M. Jackson
Dyscalculia impacts 1 in every 20 children and adults, yet it is not widely recognized or understood. Laura will unpack what she has learned and encountered along her quest to support her daughter’s experience, as told in her acclaimed debut, Discovering Dyscalculia.
Dyscalculia impacts about 1 in every 20 children and adults, yet it is not widely recognized or understood. This math learning disability not only affects individuals in educational settings but also impacts their everyday life when it comes to handling money, telling time, measuring quantities, and performing basic calculations. In this thoughtful and personal narrative, Laura M. Jackson writes about her child’s struggle with numbers, their shared discovery of dyscalculia, and the parental perspective that she and her husband experienced, supporting their daughter in school and in life.
REVIEWS FOR DISCOVERING DYSCALCULIA:
“This is the only book on dyscalculia written from a parent’s point of view. It lucidly presents the problems and the solutions surrounding assessment and the law and, most importantly, offers guidance on helping the dyscalculic learner. Every worried parent should read it.”
— Brian Butterworth, Emeritus Professor, University College London
“By far the best book for dyscalculia advocacy. Laura’s heartfelt storytelling combined with her sound advice make this book an invaluable aid to those on their own journeys with dyscalculia. I couldn’t put it down and will be highly recommending it to parents.”
— Catherine Eadle, The Dyscalculia Network
“Discovering Dyscalculia is perfectly on point. It will leave you feeling well-informed, inspired, and full of hope.”
— Amy Noall, LEP, NCSP, The Scholars’ Grove
“Reading Laura’s book is like inviting an expert translator to join you as you journey with your dyscalculic child. She offers engaging insights and accessible tools, all while reminding those of us impacted by dyscalculia that we are not alone!”
— Courtney Grager, parent
Presenter Laura M. Jackson is a mom, new author, dyscalculia advocate, and founder of discoveringdyscalculia.com. When she isn’t writing about dyscalculia or supporting parents online, she can be found spending time with her husband and two daughters. Her favorite things include: the great outdoors, gatherings with friends, good coffee, and dahlias.
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You are invited to a Zoom Session for The GHF Gifted Home Education Conference: Celebrating the Gifted / 2e Family. (Link leads to the event in the GHF Forum – Member Content)
When: Friday June 3, 2022 12:00pm Pacific / 3:00pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Discussion with Laura M. Jackson, author of Discovering Dyscalculia
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