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Math disabilities

"Reading and Math Disabilities: Two Sides of the Same Coin?"

Hello colleagues, Have teachers observed that some learners who have challenges with reading also have difficulty with math? How would you explain this connection? What kind of instructional support do you provide to students in reading? How about for math? Do you intentionally link the two in your teaching?

Christina Samuels takes up this issue in a recent Ed Week blog.

Thanks for letting us know your thoughts.

Cheers, Susan Finn Miller

Online Course: Numeracy and LD - Definitions of Math Difficulties and Disabilities

Learning to Acheive: A Professional's Guide book coverUse this discussion thread to explore your thoughts on definitions of math difficulties and math learning disabilities from the Numeracy Instruction and Adults with Learning Disabilities online course.

Post a 'Reply' with your thoughts, using the following questions to guide your reflections:

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