Synonyms for dyscalculia or Related words with dyscalculia

dysgraphia              dyspraxia              dyslexia              aphasias              acalculia              agnosias              apraxias              agraphia              deliriums              agnosia              anosognosia              apraxia              dyslexics              hemihypacusis              dyslexic              amnesias              aphasia              anomic              paraphrenia              prosopagnosia              dysarthria              pnfa              ahylognosia              amusia              korsakoff              aspergers              paraphasia              dysgnosia              asperger              aphasic              dysphasia              alexithymia              abulia              hemianopia              hemiballismus              dysmnesia              hyperlexia              dysprosody              treatedsbbone              dysfluency              dysmyelogenic              hemispatial              quadriplegia              frontotemporolobar              hemianopsia              apperceptive              korsakoffs              hemihypesthesia              capgras              aboulia             



Examples of "dyscalculia"
• Learning disability (dyscalculia, dyslexia, etc. )
Dyslexia and dyscalculia have separable cognitive profiles, namely a phonological deficit in the case of dyslexia and a deficient number module in the case of dyscalculia.
The term "dyscalculia" dates back to at least 1949.
Neuroimaging studies of mathematical learning disabilities are still rare but dyscalculia is an area of increasing interest for neuroscience researchers. Since different neural mechanisms contribute to different elements of mathematical performance, it may be that children with dyscalculia show variable patterns of abnormality at the brain level. For example, many children with dyscalculia also have dyslexia, and those that do may show different activation of the verbal networks that support maths, while those who have dyscalculia only, may show impairments of the parietal number sense system. Indeed, the few studies carried out on children with dyscalculia only point to a brain level impairment of the number sense system.
Dyscalculia can occur in people from across the whole IQ range – often higher than average – along with difficulties with time, measurement, and spatial reasoning. Estimates of the prevalence of dyscalculia range between 3 and 6% of the population. In 2004, it was reported that a quarter of children with dyscalculia had ADHD.
In 2015, it was established that 11% of children with dyscalculia also have ADHD. Dyscalculia has also been associated with girls who have Turner syndrome and people who have spina bifida.
In an issue of the "Wolverine" comic, it was stated that Jubilee suffers from dyscalculia.
Dyslexia and dyscalculia are two learning disorders with different cognitive profiles.
Labels for specific associated issues include visual-spatial deficit, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, as well as dyspraxia.
Moorcraft takes an active interest in raising awareness of dyscalculia in children.
This suggestion that dyscalculia is caused by a deficits in a core deficit in number sense is analogous to the theory that dyslexia is due to a core deficit in phonological processing. Despite these similarities in terms of the scientific progress, public awareness of dyscalculia is much lower than it is for dyslexia. The UK's Chief Scientific Advisor, John Beddington, notes that, "developmental dyscalculia is currently the poor relation of dyslexia, with a much lower public profile. But the consequences of dyscalculia are at least as severe as those for dyslexia."
Dyscalculia involves frequent difficulties with everyday arithmetic tasks like the following:
Research on subtypes of dyscalculia has begun without consensus; preliminary research has focused on comorbid learning disorders as subtyping candidates. The most common comorbidity in individuals with dyscalculia is dyslexia. Most studies done with comorbid samples versus dyscalculic-only samples have shown different mechanisms at work and additive effects of comorbidity, indicating that such subtyping may not be helpful in diagnosing dyscalculia. But there is variability in results at present.
In some instances, such as Turner syndrome, the onset of dyscalculia is genetic. Morphological studies have revealed abnormal lengths and depths of the right intraparietal sulcus in individuals suffering from Turner syndrome. Brain imaging in children exhibiting symptoms of dyscalculia show less gray matter or less activation in the intraparietal regions stimulated normally during mathematical tasks. Additionally, impaired ANS acuity has been shown to differentiate children with dyscalculia from their normally-developing peers with low maths achievement.
Paulos' article "Counting on Dyscalculia," which appeared in Discover Magazine in 1994, won a Folio Award that year
At its most basic level, dyscalculia is a learning disability affecting the normal development of arithmetic skills.
LBLD consists of dyscalculia which comprises the reading of numbers sequentially, learning the time table, and telling time;
The earliest appearance of dyscalculia is typically a deficit in the ability to know, from a brief glance and without counting, how many objects there are in a small group (see subitizing). Human adults can subitize 3 or 4 objects. However, children with dyscalculia can subitize fewer objects and even when correct take longer to identify the number than their age-matched peers.
Behavioral studies suggest that the IPS is associated with impairments of basic numerical magnitude processing and that there is a pattern of structural and functional alternations in the IPS and in the PFC in dyscalculia. Children with developmental dyscalculia were found to have less gray matter in the left IPS.
A syndrome known as dyscalculia is seen in individuals who have unexpected difficulty understanding numbers and arithmetic despite adequate education and social environments. This syndrome can manifest in several different ways from the inability to assign a quantity to Arabic numerals to difficulty with times tables. Dyscalculia can result in children falling significantly behind in school, regardless of having normal intelligence levels.