Dyscalculia FAQs (Adults)

What is the difference between dyscalculia and dyslexia when it comes to maths as both SpDs can result in maths difficulties?

Dyslexia is about language, as in reading, writing and spelling. Dyscalculia is about maths and numbers, particularly arithmetic.

Can you have both dyslexia and dyscalculia?

Having both conditions at the same time is very common.

Is there a cure for dyscalculia?

There is no cure for dyscalculia but with the right support put in place any difficulties can be minimised.