Signs of Dyscalculia

  • Difficulties with understanding quantities.
  • Struggle to carry out basic arithmetic operations.
  • Mathematical ability is not consistent with chronological age, educational opportunities or intellectual abilities.
  • A poor sense of number and estimation.
  • Difficulty counting backward
  • Difficulty remembering number facts – despite many hours practicing.
  • No strategies to compensate for lack of recall – other than counting in ones.
  • Tends to have a ones based knowledge and understanding.
  • Difficulty understanding place value, and role of zero
  • No Sense of whether any answers are right or nearly right
  • Slow to perform calculations
  • Forgets mathematical procedures

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