See and listen to the story from Mario Ornelas who found out he had dyscalculia, dyslexia and weak working memory, he then decided to give college another shot. He went to Landmark College, a school that focuses on helping students with dyslexia and other learning differences. Thanks to the understood organization for sharing this story
The additudemag blog comes with a self test for adults to see if their math related troubles could be a sign of dyscalculia. They have used a checklist from the dyscalculia.org blog as a basis for this.
The ADDitude magazine has a great article about adult Dyscalculia. Too many people have dyscalculia but have not be diagnosed during their school years. These people still struggle with everything that has to do with numbers and some other related issues. Dyscalculia Services has launched a new site where people can get more information or schedule to get a diagnosis or tutoring as an adult https://AdultDyscalculia.org The article in our link for today also gives great information about this condition when you are an adult.
Good story about Adult Dyscalculia in ELM magazine’s theme number:
Dyscalculia is a specific but not yet extensively researched difficulty in understanding numbers. Having faced difficulties with maths for most of their lives, dyscalculic adult learners might have lost motivation in the subject, making it hard to find the right support.
god,, the other day was so stressful using my debit card. i literally got the pin number mixed up EVERY time i used my card.. it was so embarrassing. i honestly didn't realize just how bad i switch numbers around sometimes,,, love having dyscalculia 🙂
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