It is estimated that 1 in 10 people within the UK have dyslexia.  Most people assume that this affects reading and spelling...

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Dys-cal-cu-lia is becoming increasingly recognised as a  SpLD with numeracy.  Learners can find it difficult to grasp basic numeracy.

Learners may find it difficult to acquire the foundation skills which can transpire into 


Dysgraphia is a developmental disorder which affects coordination and movement.  Thus making written expression a difficulty.   Generally, written work is poor to illegible.  The learner may find it challenging to organise their ideas and transfer these to paper..

There are many cooccurring difficulties with dyslexia, and intervention to support a learner with dysgraphia would follow a similar individualised learning path as dyslexia.  Along with this, exercises to build fine motor skills and dexterity would be appropriate.


Dyspraxia affects fine and/or gross motor coordination.  It may also affect speech.  Learners may require support to understand and carryout instructions.

Dyspraxia may also affect memory, perception, planning, organising and carrying out movment in the correct sequence during an everyday task.