10 Common Myths About Dyscalculia

myths about dyscalculics

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON DECEMBER 01, 2022 Dyscalculia is a developmental concern commonly recognized by difficulties with basic numerical and arithmetic concepts. While dyscalculia has no particular cure, it is a learning difference that can be overcome by early identification and interventions. But for the individual to get diagnosed and access these tools that could … Read more

Understanding the effect of dyscalculia on logical thinking

Dyscalculia & logical thinking

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON NOVEMBER 24, 2022 Factually speaking, math and myths go hand in hand. However, girls not being good at maths or simply hating maths is not what dyscalculia looks like. No matter how many false assumptions go around, dyscalculia[1] is a difficult condition to live with and affects almost 3-7% of children.   … Read more

Dealing With Fractions While Having Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia is a learning difficulty affecting children and adults across the globe. People with dyscalculia have persistent trouble understanding numbers and mathematical concepts, due to which they may face challenges in school, work, and daily life. A study[1] corresponding to primary school students in Germany estimates that around 3 – 7% of children and adults … Read more

Can Dyscalculia Affect Dancing Skills?

Dyscalculia, often described as “Number Dyslexia“, might come in the way of many talented people who want to pursue their passion, even in areas like performing arts. Professions like music and dance may seem far away from needing any kind of quantitative aptitude but the fact that some have difficulties even counting rhythms, remembering sequences, … Read more

9 Helpful Accommodations For Students With Dyscalculia

Accommodations for students with dyscalculia

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON AUGUST 17, 2022 The fast-paced and competitive learning environment has made students struggle with excelling at all concepts such as complex derivations, thousands of formulas, and complicated word problems. For students with dyscalculia with underlying deficits in number sense and counting, it can become troublesome to cope with their academics.  Difficulties … Read more

Is Singapore Math Good For Dyscalculics Or Dyslexics?

Is singapore math good for Dyscalculics or Dyslexics

Singapore Math is an approach to teaching mathematics in an objective, meaningful way which focuses on concrete, pictorial and abstract learning more than rote learning of concepts. The subject of this method is taught by lived experiences in classrooms through objects, models, and ideas. Often, learning disabilities come in the way of the academic learning … Read more

Is playing piano difficult for individuals with dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia and piano

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON AUGUST 15, 2022 Dyscalculia is the inability to count numbers or decode symbols. It is also associated with deficits in calculations and most mathematical processes. It affects the number sense building ability of children. In addition to that, they cannot identify numbers and signs or understand directions. Although incorporating music in … Read more

Important Social Skills Interventions For Individuals With Learning Disabilities

social skill

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON AUGUST 13, 2022 Children with learning disabilities face many difficulties in not just their academics, but also in their social environment. Learning difficulties have a great effect on the child’s sense of self and confidence and often make them feel inferior. These effects stretch to aspects beyond academics, like family, peer … Read more

Is It Dyscalculia Or Am I Just Bad At Math?

dyscalculia or bad at math ?

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT PANEL ON AUGUST 01, 2022 Often, when we think of the word Dyscalculia, it comes to our mind that it merely means the inability to calculate or solve any mathematical problem. Many use the words- dyslexia of mathematics synonymously for dyscalculia. However, this developmental learning disorder is a lot more than that. There … Read more