Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

Dyscalculia, being very little known, is often times referred as Number Dyslexia or Numerical Dyslexia. Some of the top internet information sources call it as a Math equivalent of Dyslexia. But, is it fair? Well, the fact is, at some point dyslexia does  affect the arithmetic skills of a child. Kid with dyslexia may find trouble … Read more Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was the name of 70’s. Having achieved fame from hit sitcoms, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and scoring six Emmy awards during an acting career, she was an American icon and served as an inspiration for many younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. However, Things weren’t that great in the beginning. … Read more I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Everything you should know about Mental Math

What is mental math?   We will jump right to definition but first, let me just ask, what’s 3 + 3 ?   Almost all of you have given the right answer  and most probably within 2 seconds without even touching a pen or paper.   The real question is how? This is because our … Read more Everything you should know about Mental Math

Scored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson

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Dyscalculia may have hindered her pace in doing basic calculations but that didn’t stopped her for scoring straight A’s in other subjects. Being diagnosed in sophomore year of high school, Multimedia journalism major Victoria Lawson often times become frustrated with math. This is what she have to say about her struggle with dyscalculia Whenever I schedule interviews with people, I pull … Read more Scored straight A’s in every subject matter but maths – Story of Victoria Lawson

Dyscalculia may still be undiagnosed in majority of children – Study

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Dr Kinga Morsanyi and a team of experts from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast performed medical research on the prevalence of Specific Learning Disorder in mathematics (SLDM), which is also known as dyscalculia. The study included observing mathematics performance of 2,421 primary school children over a number of school years. The researchers claimed the number of pupils with … Read more Dyscalculia may still be undiagnosed in majority of children – Study

Dyscalculia treatment – How to effectively build math skills?

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Today, we are going to talk about the possible dyscalculia treatments. How can an individual overcome the daily struggle of this mathematical disability? But first, we must know what exactly a dyscalculia is? Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as … Read more Dyscalculia treatment – How to effectively build math skills?

History of Dyscalculia

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Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia and hence, the name – Number Dyslexia. Maths is an important part of our life. We take the help of Mathematics to solve complex real world phenomenon. Having difficulty in … Read more History of Dyscalculia

Signs and symptoms of Dyscalculia

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Today, we are going to talk about the symptoms of Dyscalculia. How can the signs of dyscalculia be identifed early? But first, we must know what exactly dyscalculia is? Dyscalculia is a life long learning disability affecting a person’s ability to understand numbers and learn math facts. It is seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia … Read more Signs and symptoms of Dyscalculia

Everything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.

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What is Dyscalculia (or Number Dyslexia)? Dyscalculia is a term used for a wide range of life-long learning disabilities involving maths, mostly numbers and arithmetic skills. Other names of Dyscalculia are Number Dyslexia, Numerical Dyslexia, and Math Dyslexia. It is generally seen as the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia. Dyscalculia is often confused with math anxiety, which has a different pathology, but shows similar … Read more Everything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.