By Miriam Cherkes-Julkowski, Ph.D.
Children with ADHD typically have trouble with math, which requires sustained attention, good working memory (how much information can be held on tap at one time), tracking (knowing where they are in a problem), and self-monitoring.… Read the rest
Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability that impacts the ability to perform and make sense of mathematics. A life-long developmental disorder present from birth, dyscalculia is much more than a dislike of math: it is a difference in how the… Read the rest
Difficulties in learning math seldom lead to referrals for learning disabilities evaluation, despite being specified in both federal and state LD definitions. School systems provide assessment and special services mostly on the basis of difficulties learning to read (dyslexia). So… Read the rest