Date posted: October 1, 2015
October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!
Dyscalculia includes a wide range of lifelong learning disabilities involving math.
Here’s a TED Talk where Line Rothmann describes how dyscalculia affects her and some of the coping strategies she uses.
For a good introduction to dyscalculia, read Dyscalculia: Action Plans for Successful Learning in Mathematics and/or watch Dyscalculia: a parent’s guide (online)
For teaching ideas to use with people with dyscalculia, browse:
Overcoming Difficulties with Number: supporting dyscalculia and students who struggle with maths
The Dyscalculia Resource Book: games and puzzles for ages 7 to 14
The Dyscalculia Toolkit: supporting learning difficulties in maths
Dealing with Dyscalculia: sum hope 2
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