Special Educational Needs
Last updated 18/02/2019
Unfortunately, the following games are out of date.
Please make sure to download and install shock wave player and flash player in order to run the games and play them.
2. Flash player
The Time game
The Chicks Test game.
The Numberbonds game.
The Numberline game.
A presentation* delivered at Learning Without Frontiers conference (10/01/2011).
 Funny Numbers
Autumn Edition - 2009 Teaching Time Magazine
 Dyscalculia: From Brain to Education (2011)
* We recommend running it to see the animation, and to look at the notes in the pages to see the text of the talk.
Forum for comment: Please feel free to try the research prototype programs. If you try them out and have comments and suggestions, please email professor Diana Laurillard [D.Laurillard@ucl.ac.uk].
The magazine Nature is interested in doing a news piece on the use of these programs in schools or with learners who are having difficulty with maths. The reporter would like to talk to the people who have used them about their experience. So we are looking for anyone who has used any of these programs, or will do so in the near future. If you would not mind being contacted, could you please email Diana Laurillard (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Institute of Education? We would very much like to hear from you.
Numberbonds is a game that mixes education with great fun as it teaches youngsters all the way up to adults the relation between size and numbers. Developed as a joint effort project between IdInvest, Wougglers and London Knowledge Lab. This game is available now in the AppStore as 'Number Bonds by…Continue
Articles and interviews on dyscalculia by Professor Brian Butterworth. Put 'dyscalculia' into the search facility' to find relevant articles.
The website is specialist in dyscalculia.
The website contains a forum for discussing Dyscalculia and maths learning difficulties.
The website provides access to a library of free interactive learning resources.
EMERSON HOUSE is a place where people can be tested for dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia. Emerson House was set up in 1991 by Jane Emerson and Dorian Yeo and is a centre for primary-age children aged 5 to 11 who need extra help with Literacy and Numeracy and for those who would benefit from learning to Touch Type.
The Dyscalculia Centre has published a range of resources for teachers and parents which are used across the UK in work with dyscalculic pupils. The resources allow users to find out where the particular problems of the users are, and then address them through the use of a wide range of multi-sensory activities.
DynamoMaths contains 230 + maths activities for people with dyscalculia.