ICT Based Screening Tools and Etiology of Dyscalculia

Athanasios Drigas, Marios Pappas

Abstract


Developmental Dyscalculia (DD) is a specific learning disability of childhood, which is mainly related to problems in arithmetic skills and numerosity. It is estimated that the prevalence of dyscalculia range between 3 and 6 % of the world population. DD is a cognitive disorder, observed during the development of the individual. Mathematical achievement of children with DD fall far short of their mental capacity. In this study we present an approach to genetic, neurological and environmental factors associated with DD, as well as the computerized screening tools that have been developed and used so far, according to the literature review of the past two decades.

Keywords


ICT based Screening; Developmental Dyscalculia; Diagnostic Tools; Etiology;

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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