Number Blindness is a disability that affects the understanding, use, and application of numbers while doing basic and simple arithmetic calculations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. This disability interferes with a person’s ability to do simple arithmetic calculations.
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It is a speech disorder and in regular life it is also called as stammering or stuttering. This disorder is characterized either by abrupt interruptions during the smooth flow of speech, unexpected pauses, prolonged or repetition of words. This condition is accompanied by other behavioral problems like continuous eyelids blinking, shivering lips, and over use of fillers in sentences like ‘umm…’ ‘ahh…’ etc.
For a brief while I worked as a teacher in a school and was particularly intrigued by the behavior of Jane. She was a good student but her efforts were not yielding adequate results. I talked about her to our school counselor. Jane was diagnosed and was suggested to give Dyslexia Support. Her parents, teachers, and friends were briefed about it too, and with all the help, Jane overcame her learning disorder that affected her reading, writing, speaking, and learning abilities.