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What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is a type of learning disability we are very familiar with at Jill Abrams Tutoring, Inc. It is often mistaken for poor math performance. Dyscalculia is also known as “number dyslexia” or “math dyslexia”.

Dyscalculia can be recognized as having trouble with the following: 1. Visual and spatial skills 2. Executive functioning 3. Mapping symbols to quantities 4. Working with memory and attention Interesting Facts about Dyscalculia ● Up to 14% of students struggle with Dyscalculia. ● Students can have difficulty with math tasks such as: Computation, number sense, word problems, telling time, counting, interpreting math symbols, and math reasoning. ● Students with Dyscalculia often have an average IQ to an above-average IQ. Please feel free to contact Jill Abrams Tutoring Inc should your student struggles with dyscalculia ReplyForward

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