According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, 1 in 5 children have brain-related learning or attention challenges. Yet, in the 2020 study “Forward Together: Helping Educators Unlock the Power of Students Who Learn Differently” by the center and the organization Understood, fewer than 1 in 5 general educators said they’re “very well prepared” to teach them. This stems in part from a lack of focus in teacher-prep programs. Ball, who was a finalist for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year and is dual-certified in elementary and special education, has partnered with these and other groups to lead dyscalculia awareness sessions around the nation. Many audiences she speaks with haven’t heard of dyscalculia or assume it’s related to dyslexia.
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