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How Teachers and Parents Can Help Elementary School Students with Math LD

This brief article by Dr. Berch provides some suggestions for parents who may be noticing that their child is struggling with early mathematics. The article contains links to other articles that may be of assistance with engaging your child in early math activities at home. There is also a related resource, "Math LD: Identifying Basic Number Processing Difficulties" by Dr. Berch, that is cataloged separately in our database and provides a more indepth look at what math learning disabilities may look like.
Contributed by: The National Council for Learning Disabilities - Publisher, Daniel B. Berch, Ph.D. - Author
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Understanding Math Learning DisabilitiesThis collection helps teachers understand the difficulties students with disabilities may encounter in the classroom. Teachers will learn to recognize, identify and address the signs of learning struggles. Knowing how various disabilities affect learning helps teachers plan lessons to meet specific students' needs. Supplemental videos, articles, resources, and blogs help educators further understand math and language learning disabilities and provide tips on modifying instruction to foster student progress.
Math TopicNumber Sense, Number Concepts
Grade LevelK, 1, 2, 3
Resource TypeReference Materials, Article, Community

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator, Parent/Guardian, Researcher
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicStudent populations
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorThe National Council for Learning Disabilities - Publisher, Daniel B. Berch, Ph.D. - Author
    • Publication Date2012-05-17
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2012 The National Council for Learning Disabilities
    • AccessFree access
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