What is dyscalculia?
Dyscalculia is a difficulty in understanding and processing numbers.
What causes dyscalculia?
Dyscalculia may be inherited from birth or it may be the result of a brain injury or stroke later in life.
What are the symptoms of dyscalculia?
Someone with dyscalculia may:
- have trouble with calculations
- struggle to remember arithmetic facts
- find it hard to count
People can be affected by dyscalculia regardless of their age and education level. Dyscalculia often occurs alongside other learning difficulties, medical conditions and mathematics anxiety.