Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia And Dysgraphia Explained In Simple Terms
When I first started to notice that my little girl had the signs of dyslexia, I spoke to other parents. They would say, “that sounds like my sister, she has dyspraxia”. Or “have you thought maybe she has dysgraphia?”. This left me feeling overwhelmed and confused.
There are many learning difficulties like dyslexia, such as dyspraxia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia. It was difficult to understand the difference between them. To help parents, careers understand the difference, I designed the card below. Giving clear examples of what traits to look for in the child.
The Mooki Cards contain a “Dys-what-ia?” card. To understand the difference between similar learning difficulties. Use the card below on your phone or tablet for free!
Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia are due to a brain processing issue. They are all learning difficulties that can affect a child's ability to learn. The child will need extra support to help them learn.
A neurodiverse child may struggle to write, move and do mathematical equations. They may have more than one learning difficulty. Educational psychologists are able to assess if they have co-occurring difficulties during a formal dyslexia assessment.