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Free Webinar - Why are fractions so hard? Strategies and activities to support students with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and other SpLDs

In this webinar we will cover the pre-requisite skills that need to be in place before a learner is able to conceptually understand fractions, how the language used in fractions is unhelpful for its understanding (especially for both the first fractions encountered and for dyslexic learners).


Tuesday 19th September 2023
7:00pm - 8:00pm



Some practical ideas for supporting learners with their understanding of fractions

  • Reasons why fractions are so hard for many students, especially those with SpLDs.
  • How fractions link to other areas of maths, including multiplication, division, shape, decimals and percentages
  • Practical ways to support at home, including activities and resources
  • Further reading suggestions

Target Audience: Parents/Guardians of primary and secondary school children

Amanda Lynch - Professional Tutor, British Dyslexia Association

I have had 20+ years experience, teaching students from 3 to 53, with maths being a specialism throughout.

I currently tutor individuals who find maths tricky, assess for dyslexia and dyscalculia, and am a tutor on the BDA dyscalculia team.