Think you need help now?
The HeadStart support and guidance site is not designed to support young people in a crisis situation. Please click here for help on what to do in a crisis or emergency.
Here are the resources we found for dyscalculia for parents and families:
Webpage View all webpages
Dyscalculia is a little known learning disorder which affects a persons perceptions of mathematics or more specifically, arithmetic. This disorder is widely unknown but can often have a very serious impact on the life of a person.
Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability in math. Kids with dyscalculia may have difficulty understanding number-related concepts or using symbols or functions needed for success in mathematics.
Dyscalculia: What You’re Seeing in your High-School
In secondary school, you may start seeing signs of dyscalculia outside of maths classes, particularly if your teenager might also start learning to drive. This poster style image covers the four the symptoms that are most often seen in seen in young adults with dyscalculia.