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ERIC Number: EJ621413
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2194
Developmental Dyscalculia Is a Familial Learning Disability.
Shalev, Ruth S.; Manor, Orly; Kerem, Batsheva; Ayali, Mady; Badichi, Navah; Friedlander, Yechiel; Gross-Tsur, Varda
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v34 n1 p59-65 Jan-Feb 2001
Siblings and parents of 39 children with dyscalculia were assessed for arithmetic, reading, and attention disorders. Findings indicated a familial prevalence of dyscalculia almost tenfold higher than expected for the general population and suggest that dyscalculia, like other learning disabilities, has a significant familial aggregation, suggesting a role for genetics in this disorder. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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