Acalculia A disruption in the ability to process numerical information and/or perform mathematical calculations is known as acalculia. Acalculia can be acquired as a result of neurologic disease or injury, or developmental, due to the failure to develop arithmetic knowledge during childhood. This paper focuses on the characteristics, assessment, and ... Article
Article  |   April 01, 2002
Acalculia
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  • Ann Marie Cimino-Knight
    VA RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center and University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Amber L. Hollingsworth
    VA RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center and University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Leslie J. Gonzalez-Rothi
    VA RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center and University of Florida, Gainesville
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Article   |   April 01, 2002
Acalculia
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, April 2002, Vol. 12, 30-36. doi:10.1044/nnsld12.1.30
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, April 2002, Vol. 12, 30-36. doi:10.1044/nnsld12.1.30
Acknowledgments
This material is based on work supported by the VA Office of Academic Affairs and the VA Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs. This work was also supported by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida. Questionnaires are available upon request (amknight@ufl.edu).
Anne Marie Cimino-Knight and Amber Hollingsworth are pre-doctoral speech pathology fellows in the Neurology Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, and doctoral candidates in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Florida. Dr. Leslie Gonzalez Rothi is the Center Director of the VA RR&D Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Gainesville, FL.
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