Table of contents for Why is math so hard for some children? : the nature and origins of mathematical learning difficulties and disabilities / edited by Daniel B. Berch, Michele M.M. Mazzocco ; with invited contributors.

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Contents
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Foreword
Robert Siegler, Ph.D.
Preface
Acknowledgments
PART I
Section I	Characterizing Learning Disabilities in 
MathematicsÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.3
Chapter 1
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on 
Mathematical Learning Disabilities
Russell Gersten, Ben Clarke, and Mich¿le M.M. MazzoccoÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.7
Chapter 2
Defining and Differentiating Mathematical 
Learning Disabilities and Difficulties
Mich¿le M.M. MazzoccoÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.29
Chapter 3
Prevalence of Developmental Dyscalculia
Ruth S. ShalevÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ..49
Section II	Cognitive and Information Processing FeaturesÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.61
Chapter 4	Information-Processing Deficits in Dyscalculia
Brian Butterworth and Vivian ReigosaÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ..65 
Chapter 5	Strategy Use, Long-Term Memory, 
and Working Memory Capacity
David C. Geary, Mary K. Hoard, Lara Nugent, and Jennifer Byrd-Craven. . .83
Chapter 6	Do Words Count? Connections 
Between Mathematics and Reading Difficulties
Nancy C. JordanÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ..107
Chapter 7	Fraction Skills and Proportional Reasoning
Steven A. Hecht, Kevin J. Vagi, and Joseph K. Torgesen ÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...121
Commentary on Part I, Section II: 
Cognitive Aspects of Math Disabilities
H. Lee SwansonÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ................................133
PART II
Section III	Neuropsychological FactorsÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...147
Chapter 8	Mathematical Development in 
Children with Specific Language Impairments
Chris DonlanÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...151
Chapter 9	The Contribution of Syndrome Research to Understanding Mathematical 
Learning Disability: 
The Case of Fragile X and Turner Syndromes 
Mich¿le M.M. Mazzocco, Melissa M. Murphy, and Michael McCloskeyÉÉ.173
Chapter 10	Mathematical Disabilities in Congenital 
and Acquired Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Marcia A. Barnes, Jack M. Fletcher, and Linda Ewing-CobbsÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ195
Chapter 11	Mathematical Performance of Students with ADHD: Cognitive and 
Behavioral Contributors and Interventions
Sydney S. ZentallÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.219
Chapter 12
Neuropsychological Case Studies on Arithmetic Processing
Laura Zamarian, Alex L¿pez-Rol¿n, and Margarete 
DelazerÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ245
COMMENTARY on Part II, Section III
Neuropsychological Factors
Rebecca BullÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ265
Section IV	Neurobiological and Genetic 
SubstratesÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ...279
Chapter 13	Neuroanatomical Approaches to the 
Study of Mathematical Ability and Disability
Tony J. Simon and Susan M. RiveraÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ283
Chapter 14	Quantitative Genetics and Mathematical Abilities/Disabilities
Stephen Petrill and Robert PlominÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ307
PART III
Section V	Additional Influences on Mathematical 
DifficultiesÉÉÉÉÉÉ.325
Chapter 15	Is Math Anxiety a Mathematical Learning Disability?
Mark H. Ashcraft, Jeremy A. Krause, & Derek R. HopkoÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ329
Chapter 16	Influences of Gender, Ethnicity, 
and Motivation on Mathematical Performance
James M. Royer and Rena WallesÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,349
Section VI	Instructional 
Interventions....................................................................369
Chapter 17	Early Intervention for Children 
at Risk of Developing Mathematical Learning Difficulties
 Sharon GriffinÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.373
Chapter 18	Mathematical Problem Solving:
Instructional Interventions 
Lynn S. Fuchs and Douglas 
FuchsÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.397
Chapter 19	Quantitative Literacy and Developmental Dyscalculias
Michael 
McCloskeyÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.415
COMMENTARY on Part III, Section VI 
Instructional Interventions and Quantitative Literacy
Herbert Ginsburg and Sandra PappasÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ.431
IndexÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉÉ..441

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mathematical ability -- Study and teaching.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Learning disabilities -- Education.