Mathematics-based learning disabilities- or dyscalculia- are described along with common problems that learners with dyscalculia may encounter. Some teaching strategies and accommodations are summarized for instructors working with adults with such learning disabilities. Feb 15, · Dyscalculia—like other learning disabilities—isn’t just for kids. Adults with dyscalculia find it difficult to keep track of numbers, perform simple calculations, and memorize basic math facts. Dyscalculia in adults can affect everything from purchasing your Author: Devon Frye.