Dyscalculia Information

What is Dyscalculia?

Dyscalculia is an innate difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics. Children with Dyscalculia have trouble understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, learning mathematical facts, and a number of other related difficulties.

Dyscalculia Mind Map

Dyscalculia Fact Sheets and Information


Info sheet: Dyscalculia – What we know explained

Department of Education

DET VIC: Information for parents about learning difficulties, including assessment, support, rights and working with your child’s education provider: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/additional-needs/learning-difficulties/Pages/default.aspx

DSF Literacy and Clinical Services

Fact Sheet 4: What Do We Know About Dyscalculia?  

Dyslexia Support Australia

Belinda Dekker has created a fact sheet on dyscalculia and math difficulties and has written a blog post on math difficulties: https://dekkerdyslexia.wordpress.com/2018/04/25/when-things-just-dont-add-up/ 

International Dyslexia Association

IDA Perspectives on Language and Literacy


Dyscalculia: Number games

Brian Butterworth is on a crusade to understand the number deficit called dyscalculia — and to help those who have it. 

Numerical Cognition Lab

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscientist Daniel Ansari from http://www.numericalcognition.org talks about dyscalculia in this video

Operation Diversity

YouTube video/webinar with Steve Chinn

Further Reading

More information on dyscalculia is available on these highly recommended websites: