Cher has both dyslexia and dyscalculia. In school, she struggled with reading and with making sense of numbers. Her learning issues didn't keep her from pursuing her passions, however. And they've led her to one of her latest roles: as an outspoken advocate for kids with learning and attention issues.

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The difference between #dyscalculia and math anxiety

Have you ever noticed that your child may struggle with some math related tasks yet excel at others? It can be frustrating when math concepts that seem like they should be easy just aren't.

The Dyscalculia Information Centre - What is dyscalculia?

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Trouble with math could be dyscalculia, which causes problems processing simple math concepts.

Use this guide to learn how different aspects of a math problem might be challenging to your child with learning and attention issues.

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Forget algebra and geometry. For teenagers with dyscalculia, even basic arithmetic can be a struggle. Use this visual guide to see how trouble with number concepts and quantities can affect a high-schooler's daily life.

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If your child is having trouble with math, you may be wondering what’s causing it. Does she have dyscalculia, or is something else causing the difficulty? There’s only one way to know for sure. You’ll need to have her tested for dyscalculia (which is now diagnosed as "specific learning disorder," with the areas of math weaknesses listed).

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Ever get stuck with fractions? Do you need help in figuring out a half or quarter or third? This will help you understand and convert fractions into decimals or percentage. Ever get stuck on percentages? Do you need help in figuring out 50%, 25% or 75%? This will help you understand and convert percentages to decimals or fractions. Ever get stuck on decimals? DO you need help in firuring out 0.5, 0.25 or 0.75? This will help you understand and convert decimals to percent or fractions

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