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Processing Deficits and Math Performance

Making comparisons of likeness and difference is nearly impossible for the person with processing deficits, and for this reason processing deficits frequently impact not only performance in reading, but in math as well.

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Dyscalculia: Statistics and Characteristics

Dyscalculia, which means inability to calculate, is the most widely used term for disabilities in arithmetic and mathematics. Sometimes the term acalculia is used to refer to complete inability to use mathematical symbols and the term dyscalculia is reserved for less severe problems in these areas.

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Dyscalculia Help for Children, Part 2: Symptoms and Signs

It’s only in recent years that the term ‘dyscalculia’ has become more commonly known. Perceptions as to what it is remain wide-ranging, from ‘dyslexia for numbers’ to ‘being really bad at math.’

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Dyscalculia Help for Children, Part 1: An Introduction

Doing poorly in school traumatizes children. This is a fact that parents who watch their children struggle with schoolwork on a daily basis understand better than anyone.

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A Parent’s Story: From 11% for Math in Term 1 to 68% in Term 3

We enrolled Tyriq at Edublox as he had a difficult year in Grade 1 and when we changed schools for Grade 2, he struggled even more. We tried natural remedies to help him concentrate and had him at the occupational therapist but nothing was helping.

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Math Difficulties May Reflect Problems in Brain’s Crucial Learning System

Children differ substantially in their mathematical abilities. In fact, some children cannot routinely add or subtract, even after extensive schooling. Yet the causes of these problems are not fully understood. Now, two researchers have developed a theory of how developmental "math disability" occurs.

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Dyscalculia: Definition, Incidence, Symptoms, Types, Causes, Intervention

Alfredo is eighteen years old, and he excels in drama and art. He’s an avid reader and writes poems and short stories in his spare time. However, he is unable to graduate with his senior class because he doesn’t have the required credits in mathematics.

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New Theory Debunks Belief that Math Abilities Are Innate

A new theory regarding how the brain first learns basic maths could alter approaches to identifying and teaching students with math learning disabilities. Now researchers offer a better understanding of how, when and why people grasp every day maths skills.

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Math Learning Disabilities: Symptoms by Age, Causes, Intervention

The term dyscalculia, which means inability to calculate, is often used to describe math learning disabilities. The definition includes well below average mathematical academic performance for age that is not attributable to an intellectual disability.

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