Children who have dyscalculia have difficulty in learning and acquiring math skills. A child with dyscalculia may exhibit the following:
Number sense - may struggle with comparing numbers, understanding the relationship between numbers and may find estimating difficult.
Math concepts - may not understand place value, have little concept of time and money, and may lack a mental number line.
Math language - may have difficulty understanding concepts such as “more” and “less”, and learning to memorize arithmetic symbols, like “+” and “-“.
Anxiety - may exhibit anxiety around math, tends to avoid math related tasks and tries to hide a lack of knowledge by saying, “This is too easy/boring for me.”