mathematics disorder


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Related to mathematics disorder: dyscalculia, oneirophrenia, reading disorder, Disorder of written expression, Stereotypic movement disorder

mathematics disorder

A condition characterised by difficulties in performing simple mathematic equations, such as counting, adding and subtracting. An estimated 6% of US elementary-age children have some degree of math disorder.

mathematics disorder

Math disability Psychology A condition characterized by difficulties in performing simple mathematic equations–eg, counting, adding. See Math anxiety.
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However, such research has not clarified whether the mathematics disorder in MD subtypes represents the same disorder or a different one.
Thus, it is not clear whether the working-memory deficits identified in both MD groups provide evidence that the mathematics disorder in both MD subtypes is similar or whether the evidence suggests that working-memory deficits are associated with academic failure in general, not specifically with mathematics.
Intended for school psychologists, child psychiatrists, pediatricians, and graduate students, the chapters on intellectual disability, mathematics disorder, and developmental coordination disorder are new to the second edition along with material on modern genetic and neuroimaging methods.
In the current study the WMS-III measure demonstrated that college students diagnosed with mathematics disorders had difficulty with working memory above and beyond that of students who struggle with mathematics who are not diagnosed.

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