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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 in doing math work. They may struggle while naming numerals. They also may struggle with reading word problems, reading number names, and spelling number names. But these challenges are not the same as the issues faced by…

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History of Dyscalculia

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 numbers can be a daunting experience. Its surprising to know that, although the roots of this disorder were mentioned way back in 1940’s, yet it is an under researched subject. Today, we are going to…

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Signs and symptoms of Dyscalculia

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 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 the mathematical equivalent to dyslexia and hence, the name – Number Dyslexia. It severely affects the life of a dyscalculic (commonly referred to a person suffering from dyscalculia) . Individual may loose the ability to visually interpret data. In…

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Everything you should know about Dyscalculia or Number Dyslexia.

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 signs. Difficulty in understanding numbers, manipulating them, performing mathematical calculations and learning facts in mathematics are some of the common known traits of this disorder. It is also marked by visual difficulties such as  processing and…

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