We don’t say people with dyslexia will learn to read, so we shouldn’t say that people with dyscalculia will never learn to do math.
Dylan M. Lynn
What is Dyscalculia?
Dyscalculia is a learning disability that makes difficult for a child to understand math related concepts, basic mathematical skills like addition, subtraction, word problems etc.
- Struggle to count forward or backward numbers,
- Reversals or mirror imaging of numbers (12 for 21 or P for 9, etc.)
- Difficulty in understanding basic math concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
- Confusion in identifying the mathematical symbols (+/x, and -/÷),
- Comprehend word problems etc.