Websites

www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/math.html

From the PBS documentary, Misunderstood Minds, this website offers information on math basics, math difficulties, and their implications and possible solutions.  The website includes links to activities that simulate math disability experiences.

www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/math-skills.html

This website links to articles on math disabilities, interventions, and other helpful information.

www.ncld.org/info/indepth/dyscalculia.cfm

This website gives a definition of dyscalculia (math disabilities), symptoms, and strategies to use that may help.

www.nctm.org

NCTM sets mathematics instructional standards, which can be accessed through this website, along with other information regarding math education in the United States.

        www.touchmath.com

        Provides information on a hands-on, multi-sensory approach to learning number concepts.

 

References

Beck, M.D. (1992). Review of KeyMath-Revised. In J.J. Kramer & J.C. Conoley (Eds.), Eleventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 437-438). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Bos, C.S., & Vaugh, S. (2002). Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, 5th Edition. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Finley, C.J. (1992). Review of KeyMath-Revised. In J.J. Kramer & J.C. Conoley (Eds.), Eleventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 438-439). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Garnett, Kate (1998, November). Math Learning Disabilities. Retrieved 11/3/02, from http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/garnett.html

Geary, David C. ( 1999). Mathematical Disabilities: What we know and donít know. Retrieved 11/3/02, from http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/geary_math_dis.html

Lerner, J. (2003). Learning Disabilities, 9th Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Lock, Robin. H. (1996, Winter). Adapting Mathematics Instruction in the
General Education Classroom for Students with Mathematics Disabilities. Retrieved 11/2/02 from http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/adapt_cld.html

National INstitute of Health (1993).  Learning Disabilities. NIH Publication No. 93-3611 Retrieved 11/8/02 from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/learndis.cfm#learn5
 

PBS Misunderstood Minds website http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/math.html

Rathovan, Natalie (1999). Effective School Interventions. Guilford Press: New York, NY.

Shriner, J., & Salvia, J. (1988). Chronic noncorrespondence between elementary math curricula and arithmetic tests. Exceptional Children, 55, 240-248.

Wood, Judy W. (2002). Adapting Instruction to Accommodate Students in Inclusive Settings 4th edition. Merrill Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Wright, Christina C. (1996). Learning Disabilities in Mathematics National Center for Learning Disabilities Inc. Retrieved on 11/2/02 from http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/math-1.html

 

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