Privacy


Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Terms and Conditions of use


Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on DyscalculiaServices’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on DyscalculiaServices’s web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by DyscalculiaServices at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on DyscalculiaServices’s web site are provided “as is”. DyscalculiaServices makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, DyscalculiaServices does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site, other services provided by DyscalculiaServices or their providers, including but not limited to tutoring services, or otherwise relating to such materials on the website or on any sites linked to this site or advice and services provided by DyscalculiaServices or their providers.
  2. Presentations or Workshops organized by DyscalculiaServices may be cancelled at short notice, due to illness, inclement weather, less participants than the threshold of 50% of advertised class size or any other reason as deemed necessary by Dr. Schreuder. Full refund of enrollment fees is guaranteed, DyscalculiaServices can not be held liable for other costs, like travel and lodging incurred

4. Limitations

In no event shall DyscalculiaServices or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on DyscalculiaServices’s Internet site, even if DyscalculiaServices or a DyscalculiaServices authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Also in no event shall DyscalculiaServices or its supplier be liable for any damages arising out of the use of its tutoring, lecturing or consultation services which are provided as is.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on DyscalculiaServices’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. DyscalculiaServices does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. DyscalculiaServices may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. DyscalculiaServices does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

DyscalculiaServices has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by DyscalculiaServices of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

DyscalculiaServices may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site or any of the other services provided by DyscalculiaSerivices or its providers, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to DyscalculiaServices’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Activities and Downloads


 

Children learn by doing

Research in education tells us over and over that hands on activities have more impact than verbal or written explanations alone.

Inexpensive manipulatives and pictures are used as key elements to illustrate math concepts. 

The connection with your child’s everyday life experience makes it all sink in. Safely anchored in his memory, the information can be retrieved and applied in future situations. 

Download our free guidelines and templates for games, outright playful and more serious activities to develop the math centers in your child’s/childrens brain. Have fun!

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We never share your information with any other organization, see our Terms and Conditions – Privacy Policy.

Dyscalculia often combined with ADHD, dyslexia, and dysgraphia


1. ADHD 

Many students with dyscalculia or Math LD also have ADD / ADHD.

In fact, new research mentions that inattentiveness is likely one of the underlying conditions in developing dyscalculia.
So it makes sense to implement the usual strategies that teachers know to be effective for ADD / ADHD to make sure your student(s) with math difficulties and dyscalculia can benefit the most of your lessons.

Minimizing distractions, the students’ location in the classroom, a quiet spot for individual work, a short interval between doing the math work and getting feedback, a clear method for self monitoring of being on task, a token reward system, and frequent breaks with some movement can all contribute to success.

2. Dyslexia

Students with dyslexia struggle to learn to read, their reading is slow and/or has a lot of errors and comprehension is often lacking. Most dyslexic children have a hard time with spelling. Contrary to general belief dyslexia does not start at the age of learning to read, but dyslexic children are born with a different brain structure and function. This hampers phonological awareness, the processing of single sounds that make up words. Recognizing rhyme, blending and segmenting words and syllables into single sounds is really hard for them. This ability is one of the precursors for learning to read and spell. Screening in KG and 1st grade will open the opportunity for early detection and intervention. Intensive structured phonics methods make the most effective intervention.

Dyslexia and dyscalculia are often combined (some articles mention in up to 30%). It is important to remediate the reading in order to be successful in math, in particular when doing word problems.

3. Dysgraphia

Dysgraphia is tied in with visuo-spatial abilities, one of the cornerstones in learning math. So it is to be expect that many dysgraphic students are struggling with math. It is obvious they need extra time for any written math work and for tests.

Using a tablet/laptop can be a blessing in language classes, but typing number sentences and formulas is cumbersome. Graph paper can help students with handwriting problems: each numeral and sign goes in a separate square and becomes more legible. Calculations are aligned and you can quickly spot an error and offer a targeted explanation.

Multiple Choice tests / quizzes do not ask for a written response so students can more easily show their math achievements. Please remember to provide square paper on the side to prevent the student being forced to scribble in the irregular shaped margins that are left open between the mc-questions.

Contact


 

Please email us to make an appointment with dr Schreuder to go over the options in your situation, drschreuder@dyscalculiaservices.com

Or call at tel: +1 (832)-377-8373

dr Schreuder works in the greater Houston, TX area but is also available for consultation by Skype.