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Confuses order of days or months


Your client seems unsure about the order of things like days or month. When you say something happens on Thursday, they may not immediately understand that the thing that happens on Monday is before.

They will take longer to process instructions that include a lot of figuring out of things in order. They will also find it hard to give lists of things or order items alphabetically.


Some people simply find it hard to store information in a particular order.

Issues with sequencing is one of the difficulties that is typical of dyslexia.

Many people with dyscalculia or even with learning difficulties will also have these problems.


Use graphical aids to help people understand sequences.

For example, draw diagrams, flowcharts or time lines.