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What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is a persistent difficulty in being able to understand and comprehend numbers and mathematics.

Dyscalculia can affect any age, any level of education and is not a sign of an individual’s intelligence.

An individual with dyscalculia may get frustrated or upset when playing board games,

They may react strongly to activities involving mathematics

Maths can be a difficult subjects for a lot of people at times, however a person with dyscalculia may find that they start to struggle more and more as time goes on.


Symptoms can include

Difficulties counting backwards

Difficulty remembering basis facts

Slow to preform calculations

Weak mental arithmetic skills

Do I need a diagnosis?

Centre of Excellence for Dyslexia – The Dyslexia Association – The Dyslexia Association

British Dyslexia Association (bdadyslexia.org.uk)

Does this sound like you?

We would always recommend seeking further assistance, guidance, and a diagnosis from your GP.