Characteristics of Dyscalculia

b. Difficulties in everyday life skills may include


  • Difficulties handling money (correct change).
  • Difficulties with left and right.
  • May avoid playing games with friends and relatives (using dice, difficulties keeping score).
  • Difficulties telling time, keeping track of time, estimating time (may be constantly lateā€¦or early).
  • Difficulties with directions.
  • Difficulties recalling and making schedules, planning appointments.
  • Difficulties learning to play a musical instrument and reading music.
  • May experience difficulties with athletic coordination, especially aerobics, dancing or similar exercise classes.
  • Driving a car (difficulties with directions, reading a speedometer etc.)