Definition of Dyscalculia

1. Noun. Impaired ability to learn grade-appropriate mathematics.




Definition of Dyscalculia

1. Noun. (pathology) Difficulty with numbers and in doing arithmetic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Dyscalculia

1. Difficulty in performing simple mathematical problems; commonly seen in parietal lobe lesions. Origin: dys-+ L. Calculo, to compute, fr. Calculus, pebble, counter (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyscalculia

dysarthric
dysarthrosis
dysautonomia
dysautonomias
dysbarism
dysbasia
dysbasia lordotica progressiva
dysbetalipoproteinaemia
dysbetalipoproteinemia
dysbetalipoproteinemias
dysbiosis
dysbolism
dysbulia
dysbulic
dyscalculia (current term)
dyscalculias
dyscephalia
dyscephaly
dyscheiral
dyscheiria
dyschondrogenesis
dyschondroplasia
dyschondroplasia with haemangiomas
dyschondrosteosis
dyschroa
dyschroas
dyschroia

Literary usage of Dyscalculia

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1. Bulgaria by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2004)
"... numbers (dyscalculia), and sometimes the relationships between actions and consequences (attention deficit disorder), and physical/spatial relationships ..."

2. Understanding the Brain: Towards a New Learning Science by OECD Staff (2002)
"... of mathematical competence continues to cause countless children difficulty in school with later repercussions in adulthood (including dyscalculia). ..."

3. Mentally Incontinent by Joe Peacock (2005)
"... or a miswritten number (which is far too common an occurrence, given that I suffer from a mild form of dyscalculia, or “Dyslexia, but with numbers,” and ..."

4. Desktop Guide to Good Juvenile Probation Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"... the inability to acquire the more formal academic skills of reading (dyslexia), writing or written language (dysgraphia), or mathematics (dyscalculia). ..."

5. The Arts and 504: A Handbook for Accessible Arts Programming by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Several of the more common categories are: Dyslexia which means problems with written information; dyscalculia which means there's a problem understanding ..."

6. Students With Disabilities, Learning Difficulties And Disadvantages by Organisation for Economic Co-Operation a, OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"Impaired communication ability from the point of view of graphic side of speech (dyslexia and dyscalculia). In instructional process the educational ..."

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