Info from the SENCO
Definition: Dyscalculia is a math learning disability that impairs an individual's ability to learn number-related concepts, perform accurate math calculations, reason and problem solve, and perform other basic math skills. Dyscalculia is sometimes called “number dyslexia” or “math dyslexia.”
Video - What is Dyscalculia?
Parent and Teacher Checklist - this link provides an informal exercise that identifies most of the key issues/behaviours that contribute to maths difficulties. If you have concerns resulting from this checklist, please contact me or your child's teacher.
What is Dyscalculia? (website)
Who can help? If you would like your child to be assessed for Dyscalculia, or want some extra support with teaching your child maths skills and concepts, please click on the links below to find outside agencies who may be able to help.
If you have any concerns or would like more information regarding Dyscalculia, please don't hesitate to contact me or your child's teacher.
Kristen Ferguson (SENCO)