Why Do Some Dyslexia Sufferers Have Math Struggles?

Q:
Why do some dyslexia sufferers have math struggles?

A:
It is common for kids with dyslexia to also have trouble solving math problems. After reading this article, you will find out how dyslexia affects a person’s ability to solve math problems.

Math involves reading and remembering specific and complicated concepts, words and facts. The dyslexic lacks the reading skills required, so the condition affects their math.

For example, when kids see 12 in a math problem, they may not recognize it. They may confuse it with 21. This can be really frustrating when you have to deal with a lot of numbers in a math problem.

 

Keywords: dyslexia math; math dyslexia

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