Dyscalculia symptoms can look different depending on the age and developmental stage of an individual. Common symptoms of dyscalculia include:

  • Difficulties understanding some mathematical concepts
  • Difficulties with sequencing and pattern spotting
  • Struggling with short term, working and long term memory
  • Problems understanding mathematical language and word problems
  • Difficulties with automatic retrieval of information such as times tables
  • Needing to use strategies such as finger counting
  • Slow processing and information retrieval
  • Unable to explain what they are doing
  • Maths anxiety