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5-8% of students areidentified as having Math disabilities
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Difficulties may be due to problems with: – mechanics of writing – computation skills – understanding concepts – math fact mastery – left/right orientation – confusing or transposing numbers
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The technology for remediating and accommodating for Math disabilities is not as well developed as for reading and writing.
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may see math disabilities in combination with reading disabilities or ADHD
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Difficulties may be due to problems with:Math Calculations – typically due to memory or cognitive difficulties
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Students with difficulties with math calculationsIdentifying signs and their meaningsMath fact recallProblems with commutative property(3 + 4 = 7, 4 +3 =7)
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Students with difficulties with math calculationsBorrowing and carryingMisaligning numbers when copyingIgnoring decimal pointsForgetting steps in calculation
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Students with learning disabilities with math word problems
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Reading the problemUnderstanding the language and what the problem is askingFiguring out what is importantImplementing a planWorking through multiple steps
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Students with math learning disabilities:May have problems with understanding math language and math symbolsGreater than/lesser than, equation, divisor, etc.(3 +4) x (6 + 8) =1,678 > 659 True or False
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According to data from theNational Assessment of Educational Progress(NAEP), there is great disparity between thelevels of math literacy for students withdisabilities when compared to the results forstudents without disabilities.
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Accessible Math ResourcesDesign ScienceUniversal Design for Math Learning:Bridging the Technology and Policy DivideMath Accessibility as Public Policy:Why it Matters to Students with Disabilities
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Low Tech Options• Number stamps• Number line on desk• Circle or highlight number sign• Mini whiteboard• Graph paper, lined paper used sideways, may need to make graph or column paper
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• color coding for maintaining columns• hand-held calculators/large button calculators• talking calculators• special-feature calculators
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Assistive Technology for Math Digitized textbooks
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Math Casts• video-taped math lessons• Screen capture – Interactive White Boards• Screen Casts• iPad Screen Casts
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