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Accommodating math students with learning disabilities


Dyscalculia is a mathematics-related disability resulting from neurological dysfunction. Students who are diagnosed with Dyscalculia have average to above-average intellectual functioning and a significant discrepancy between their math skills and their chronological-age-peer norms. For a diagnosis of Dyscalculia, it must be determined that the math deficit is not simply related to issues such as poor instruction, vision, hearing or other physical problems, cultural or language differences, or developmental delays.

In Accommodating Math Students with Learning Disabilitiesauthor Rochelle Kenyon lists the following strategies for teaching Accommodating math students with learning disabilities student with math-related learning disabilities.

This list was adapted from the following source: A strategies generalization approach to basic fact learning addition and subtraction lessons, manual 3; multiplication lessons, manual 5. Research Institute for the Study of Learning Disabilities.

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