Dyscalculia

Domain : Symptoms

Category : My daily life

Simplified definition

Refers to a difficulty with learning and understanding math and numbers, as well as doing calculations.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“Impairment of mathematical ability due to an organic condition of the brain.”

Source: Merriam-Webster. Dyscalculia. [Internet]. [cited on May 9, 2023]. 

Note

  • For people with Alzheimer’s disease or similar conditions, the term used is “acalculia” as the disorder appears later, unlike dyscalculia.

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