“Dyslexia is better known than dyscalculia. That may be why some people refer to dyscalculia as “math dyslexia.” This nickname isn’t accurate, however. Dyscalculia is not dyslexia in math. This chart shows how dyslexia and dyscalculia differ, and what can help with each.”
“So enjoy the ‘a-ha’ moments, the moments where you realize a student you have fits the dyslexia definition, and the feeling of joy when you realize you can get the tools to help that student. Always remember – dyslexia is real and you have the power, and now the knowledge, to help.”
For students accused of being stubborn or not working to their potential, often neither is true: Children with dyslexia need immediate and intensive intervention to connect the pieces of the reading circuit.