Dyscalculia is another term for a learning disability in math, meaning that the individual has difficulty learning or comprehending arithmetic. Dyscalculia is not related to a person’s intelligence or level of motivation for learning – it simply means that the individual has particular challenges with math. If your child has shown signs of a math learning disability or you’ve struggled with math for most of your life, dyscalculia testing will help you determine what the underlying issue may be.
- CNLD Testing & Therapy Provides Dyscalculia Testing, as Well as Dyslexia Testing, Dysgraphia Testing, and Other Learning Disability Assessments
- Our Educational Advocacy Program and Other Aftercare Services Ensure You Know Which Steps to Take Following the Diagnosis
- You’ll Be Matched with Local Specialists to Help You or Your Child Navigate Life with Dyscalculia
- If Dyscalculia Is Not the Right Diagnosis, We Have Extensive Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessments Available
- You’ll Receive Positive Support through Every Step of Your Journey
For more information about dyscalculia testing or to schedule your intake consultation, please call (734) 994-9466.
What Causes Dyscalculia?
You might be wondering what kinds of things contribute to a learning disability in math. One is visual-spatial difficulty, which can include problems lining up numbers, difficulty with regrouping or inefficiency visualizing patterns. Another is difficulty with language processing, which is an inefficiency with word problems or mastering the vocabulary of math.
When an individual struggles to master basic math facts at an early age, s/he does not automatize math information. When challenged to move on to higher-order arithmetic, a person will dyscalculia may struggle with basic calculations, despite understanding the concepts involved. That person may also have difficulties following multi-step procedures and identifying critical information needed to solve complex problems.
Dyscalculia Management Starts with an Accurate, Detailed Diagnosis
Because several causes and potential co-occurring difficulties may stem from this disability, including attention problems and non-verbal learning disorder, dyscalculia testing is the first step towards a better quality of life. At CNLD Testing & Therapy, we specialize in complex cases and provide detailed diagnoses through neuropsychological testing. If there are co-occurring conditions, we can identify them and point you in the path toward a solution. We receive consistent referrals because of our high accuracy rates.
Our LD assessments will provide:
- Pinpointed origins and diagnoses of the person’s learning struggles with effectively planned interventions.
- A better understanding of the impact learning struggles have at school, within work settings and in your personal life.
- Identification of how an individual best learns information, his/her favored learning style, and how to most effectively assist the client in any learning situation.
- An individualized academic plan created by our psychologists to help the student reach his/her full potential.
- An individualized work plan to assist adults with maximizing their performance including a review of possible assistive technology.
- Personalized implementation of these plans with our psychologists, educational advocate or other professionals within the local community with whom we consult.