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is it a math learning disorder, something else or am i just not smart enough to remember numbers?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Hard to say.: Not remembering numbers probably has more to do with short-term or working memory. A math learning disorder is diagnosed when someone has much more problem with basic math than would be expected for their level of intelligence--enough so to interfere with school or work performance--despite adequate instruction.
Answered on Apr 14, 2016

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