What is Dyscalculia?

Infographic by NeurodiverCity partner @dysandability!

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Dyscalculia Myths and Facts by @dysandability

 
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Common Accommodations for Dyscalculia

  • 4-function calculator on tests

  • extended time on tests 

  • quiet space to work 

  • student-recorded lectures

  • allowed to request copies of teachers' notes

  • reduced workload

  • lessons with charts and diagrams

 
Math Notebook and Calculator

How is Dyscalculia diagnosed?

Dyscalculia can be diagnosed through a comprehensive psychoeducational assessment offered by a psychologist or neuropsychologist. Psychoeducational assessments generally take 6+ hours and includes a mathematics literacy component that can screen for dyscalculia, as well as other comorbid conditions such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and ADHD.