Websites

- PBS Misunderstood Minds website

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.

- LD OnLine

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

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

- National Center for Learning Disabilities

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

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

- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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

- Touch Math

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

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Bos, C.S., & Vaugh, S. (2002). __Strategies for Teaching Students with
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Garnett, Kate (1998, November). Math Learning Disabilities. Retrieved 11/3/02, from http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/math_skills/garnett.html

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