Smart Thick Kid ~ Living with Dyscalculia by Loz Mac
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COLLEGE AGE 21 ITALYI'm a 21 yr-old female, university student of Biological Sciences, trying to pursue my dream of becoming a scientist, despite this hell that is dyscalculia - that doesn't even allow me to pay for my own meal at the canteen.
AGE 50 PROFESSIONALYou're copying, "15.17" thinking or saying, "fifteen seventeen," but you write, "15.70". It sounds almost identical.
You can't seem to remember numbers, even important ones (multiplication tables, birthdays, dates, amounts). When counting, you easily lose track, especially if distracted.
You're overwhelmed by all of the directional sequences in long division, multiplication, arithmetic, and algebra.
You struggle with visualizing, time, directions, layouts, sequences, scheduling, budgeting, and logistics.
LAURA CASTAÑEDA (Atlantic, Sept. 22, 2016)
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