Essay Archive - Math Learning Disabilities
Math Learning Disabilities
Today, there are many children with disorders in mathematics, but less than often do math learning difficulties cause children to be referred for evaluation. In many school systems, special education services are provided on the basis of reading disabilities.
This relative neglect may lead parents and teachers to believe that arithmetic learning problems are not that common, or perhaps, not very serious. Math deficits are found widespread and in need of equivalent attention and concern.
Math difficulties, when present, range from mild to severe. There is evidence that children manifest....