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Maths weaknesses or dyscalculia: assessing the student 2024102W

Started Apr 17, 2024

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Full course description

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Date and time

Wednesday 17 April 2024, 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


Teacher, Leader


In this webinar, participants will learn about the definition of dyscalculia and the indicators of dyscalculia. They will look at a variety of screening tools and receive a number of free tools that can be used with students of any age. They will also receive a list of accommodations that can be incorporated into any individual learning plan or school policy. The webinar includes video footage of students talking about their dyscalculia and being assessed, as well as an opportunity to analyse some work samples.

Schools are required to make reasonable adjustments to meet the needs of students with disability and this includes dyscalculia.


Key takeaways

  • an understanding of dyscalculia
  • a knowledge of screening tools
  • a variety of accommodations to meet student needs.


Presenter information

Shirley Houston

Shirley Houston is an educational consultant with over 35 years of teaching experience and a Masters degree in Special Education. She is a long-standing Board member of The Dyslexia-SPELD Foundation of Western Australia. Shirley has established a reputation as a caring, dynamic and innovative educator whose programs reflect both current research and a deep understanding of the needs of students with learning difficulties and disabilities. She has taught students in years K-12 at government, Catholic and Independent schools, in Australia and in America.

Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Monitoring and reporting on students’ performance