acalculia


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Related to acalculia: Gerstmann syndrome, Finger agnosia

acalculia

(ˌækælˈkjuːlɪə)
n
(Psychology) psychol an inability to make simple mathematical calculations
[C20: from a-1 + Latin calculāre to calculate]

acalculia

- The inability to perform simple arithmetic.
See also related terms for inability.

acalculia

Psychiatry. an inability to work with figures; a mental block concerning calculation.
See also: Numbers
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The clinical features that are more common with a dominant left cerebral hemisphere lesion include aphasia, agraphia, acalculia, apraxias, a left gaze preference, a right visual field deficit along with right-sided hemiparesis, and a right-sided hemisensory loss.
She describes client-centered practice and evidence-based practice, general evaluation methods such as interviewing and administering tests, visual processing skills based on modified information processing theory and Warren's hierarchical model of visual processing, apraxia, body scheme disorders such as right-left discrimination, visual discrimination skills such as spatial relations and topographic disorientation, agnosia in its various forms, orientation and attention, memory, executive function, acalculia, factors that influence vision, perception and cognition such as depression, and the use of computers in retraining of the patient.