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Dyscalculia – (FAQ’s)

Dyscalculia Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)


We get quite a few questions from people asking about Dysgraphia and Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s), so I have tried to answer some of the more common questions below.

What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is a Specific Learning Disability (SpLD).

What Causes Dyscalculia?

As dyscalculia is still in its infancy regarding research, it would appear that at the moment, specialists are putting it down to a baby being born; premature, low birth weight and also could be due to a brain injury.
It would appear that the jury’s still out on this disability.


Is Dyscalculia an Illness?

No, dyscalculia is definitely not an illness.


Is Dyscalculia a disease?

No, dyscalculia is definitely not an disease.