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Ep. 5: Dyscalculia, More Than “Bad at Math” In It: Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

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When does being “bad at math” mean something more? For Lily, a Missouri teen with dyscalculia, math struggles go a lot further than math class. On this episode, we go inside Lily’s world and experience the unexpected challenges that pop up because of her math learning disability. Amanda and Lexi talk with expert Daniel Ansari about why dyscalculia is underdiagnosed. And they hear from parents who called in to share what math challenges are like in their family.
 
Understood is a free resource and online community for parents of kids with learning and attention issues. Learn more and connect with other families who are In It: u.org/podcast
 
Copyright © 2019 Understood.org USA LLC. All rights reserved.

When does being “bad at math” mean something more? For Lily, a Missouri teen with dyscalculia, math struggles go a lot further than math class. On this episode, we go inside Lily’s world and experience the unexpected challenges that pop up because of her math learning disability. Amanda and Lexi talk with expert Daniel Ansari about why dyscalculia is underdiagnosed. And they hear from parents who called in to share what math challenges are like in their family.
 
Understood is a free resource and online community for parents of kids with learning and attention issues. Learn more and connect with other families who are In It: u.org/podcast
 
Copyright © 2019 Understood.org USA LLC. All rights reserved.

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