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Why The Roig?

We understand that children with learning differences, such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, require teaching styles and methodologies that are not found in a typical classroom.

International Dyslexia Association

The Roig Academy is among a specialized independent network of schools throughout the world that are designed for children with learning differences.

Educators at The Roig Academy have a thorough understanding of the learning differences that each of its students may be diagnosed with.

What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is defined as a failure to achieve in mathematics commensurate with chronological age, normal intelligence, and adequate instruction. It is marked by difficulties with:  visualization;  visual-spatial perception, processing and discrimination; counting; pattern recognition; sequential memory; working-memory for numbers; retrieval of learned facts and procedures; directional confusion; quantitative processing speed; kinesthetic sequences;  and perception of time.

Source: DSM-V

Dyscalculia Checklist

  • Has difficulty understanding and doing word problems
  • Has difficulty sequencing information or events
  • Exhibits difficulty using steps involved in math operations
  • Shows difficulty understanding fractions
  • Is challenged making change and handling money
  • Displays difficulty recognizing patterns when adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing
  • Has difficulty putting language to math processes
  • Has difficulty understanding concepts related to time such as days, weeks, months, seasons, quarters, etc
  • Exhibits difficulty organizing problems on the page, keeping numbers lined up, following through on long division problems, telling time or, has trouble with counting.

To continue learning about how The Roig Academy caters to students who learn differently, please visit our blog.

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