# Learning Disabilities in Arithmetic and Mathematics Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

@inproceedings{Geary2004LearningDI, title={Learning Disabilities in Arithmetic and Mathematics Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives}, author={David C. Geary and Mary K. Hoard}, year={2004} }

The breadth and complexity of the field of mathematics make the identification and study of the cognitive phenotypes that define learning disabilities in mathematics (MD) a formidable endeavor. A learning disability can result from deficits in the ability to represent or process information in one or all of the many mathematical domains (e.g., geometry) or in one or a set of individual competencies within each domain. The goal is further complicated by the task of distinguishing poor…

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