# 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.

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