Bundesverband School

News from the Association of dyslexia and dyscalculia e. V. The BVL, Bundesverband dyslexia and dyscalculia, advises parents whose children have massive problems in computing, an early testing and promotion. Many students receive the half year report cards these days. Some of the concern is great, because the note in the subject of mathematics poorly or insufficiently and the end of the school year is endangered. We have had at least 2 hours a day and no improvement\”, says Nikos mother. Niko is now in the second grade and has no idea what lies behind numbers and arithmetic operations. He can also not verbally participate in the lessons, because he lacks any understanding of the mathematics.

The talks not continued with the maths teacher, except the recommendation to a special school in consideration, because you could not help Niko at its massive computing weakness in primary school. In my desperation I turned me on the advice of the BVL and There, you have to learn is that possibly a dyscalculia. A diagnosis for the child and adolescent psychiatrist was advised to us\”, Nikos mother reported. The diagnosis of dyscalculia is a relief for Niko and us, because we finally know what is the cause of the problems. We understand now, that we with many domestic practice Niko more harmed than helped. Niko Gets an extracurricular Dyskalkulietherapie now and is making good progress\”, says Nikos mother. Approximately, 5-6% of all people are affected by a dyscalculia (mathematics disorder). Teachers and parents know, what lies behind a dyscalculia and how this disorder must be received unfortunately not yet sufficiently about it.

Early expert diagnosis and therapy can help effectively. In a single promotion, a quantity is the student and numerical reasoning, and then first arithmetic operations. It can be reached with qualified support a good hedge of mathematical skills. The BVL points and the Dyskalkulietherapie is as important as the disorder affects not only academic, but also in many areas of practical life.

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