dyscalculia

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dys·cal·cu·li·a

 (dĭs′kăl-kyo͞o′lē-ə)
n.
Impairment of the ability to understand and solve mathematical problems.

dyscalculia

(ˌdɪskælˈkjuːlɪə)
n
(Pathology) severe difficulty in making simple mathematical calculations, due to cerebral disease or injury
[C20: from dys- + Latin calculare to calculate]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyscalculia - impaired ability to learn grade-appropriate mathematics
learning disability, learning disorder - a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
Translations
DyskalkulieRechenschwäche
diskalkulija

dys·cal·cu·li·a

n. discalculia, incapacidad de resolver problemas matemáticos debido a una anomalía cerebral.
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We have got several children who have dyscalcula and there is absolutely no point measuring their performance on maths because there is no way they would pass it.
They address historical and current perspectives on mathematical learning disabilities, definitions of mathematical learning disabilities, the prevalence of developmental dyscalcula, information processing deficits, strategies for improving long-term and working memory capacity, connections between learning disabilities, the connection between skills and reasoning, research on Fragile X and Turner syndromes, neurodevelopmental disorders, ADHD, neuroanatomical approaches, genetics and mathematics abilities, math anxiety as a disability, gender and ethnicity, instructional intervention and issues of quantitative literacy.