For some people who suffer from dyslexia, the symptoms aren't just relegated to mixing up words and letters. In this video, Dr. Liz Smith discusses dyscalculia, a condition which causes the sufferer to mix up numbers and math equations, making tasks many people take for granted even more challenging. 

Dyscalculia affects as many as 50% of all dyslexics, which may be double trouble for people with both conditions. Luckily, there are numerous free tools, apps, and resources that can help older math students. Helpful websites include Khan Academy and Karismath, as well as right here on Learning Success Blog. But the most important thing is: practice makes perfect.

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"It's useful to be able to add up and subtract and maybe multiply. And apart from that, you can create an empire with 60,000 employees and find other people to add up the numbers at the end of the year." - Richard Branson

Key Takeaways:

Dyscalculia is a specific learning disorder with impairment in mathematics.
Dyscalculia is characterized with someone who has difficulty with time, directions, sequences, math concepts.
There are free tools, apps resources that can help older math students. But practice makes perfect, that can also apply in learning math
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