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From: Milliken, Neil <neil.milliken@atos.net>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:28:11 +0000
To: "Cognitive Accessibility Taskforce (public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org)" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
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This looks interesting and well worth attending if you are anywhere near UK.

Kind regards,

Neil Milliken
Head of Accessibility & Digital Inclusion
M: 07812325386
E: Neil.Milliken@atos.net<mailto:Neil.Milliken@atos.net>


From: Clare Trott [mailto:C.Trott@lboro.ac.uk]
Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2014 4:20 PM
To: Milliken, Neil
Subject: dyscalculia conference

Hello Neil

You may have seen this already.
We are holding a Conference on 15th April 2015 called "More Mist, Haze and Shutters". it will mainly focus on dyscalculia but will also include other neurodiversities and maths difficulties. You or your colleagues may be interested in attending.

Please do pass the information on to anyone who may be interested

Best wishes

More Mist, Haze and Shutters
Wednesday 15th April
Stewart Mason Building, Loughborough University

Following “Mist, Haze and Shutters: Dyscalculia in FE/HE”  held at Loughborough University in April 2013, a similar  one day conference will be held on Wednesday 15th April 2015. The focus will again be the FE/HE strand and the conference will explore mathematical learning difficulties associated with dyscalculia and other neurodiversities such as dyspraxia and dyslexia.

Professor Steve Chinn (Visiting Professor, University of Derby)
Teaching maths as it is to the learner as he is: a view from the perspective of the outliers
Dr Margaret MacDougall (Medical Statistician and Researcher in Education, University of Edinburgh)
Barriers to inclusivity for dyslexic learners and practitioners in Medicine

There will also be a range of workshops and some case studies

Early Bird until 13th December 2014
Day Delegate £150
All rooms have disabled access and disabled car parking is available

Further details and booking https://store.lboro.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=118

"I get mist that comes down, I call it a mist. It might as well be a brick wall…" Ellen
 “I can just see every detail but numbers, I wouldn't be able to. It's like a haze...” Bradley
 “...I just don’t know where to start. I’ve got an inkling of the things you should do, but then I look at it and I just can’t do it...you get a shutter thing come down in the mind. It’s just “can’t do that”. Fiona
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