Identifying, Assessing and Supporting Learners with Dyscalculia
- Kathleen Kelly - Independent Consultant
Assessment | Special & Inclusive Education | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
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It is vital to understand the challenges and provide the right support for learners with dyscalculia and specific learning difficulties in mathematics.
The book provides:
• an overview of current research explaining the nature and causation of dyscalculia
• guidance on the identification of dyscalculia
• examples of how to carry out informal and formal assessments
• an explanation of the principles of multisensory mathematics teaching
• an outline of a structured programme (for learners aged 5-14), together with examples of lesson planning and activities.
Designed for teachers specialising in the assessment and teaching of learners with dyscalculia, and those undertaking courses leading to Approved Teacher Dyscalculia (ATD) and Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA), the book is useful to any professional looking for an understanding of this area of specific difficulty.
Kelly provides up-to-date and accessible information for practitioners supporting children with dyscalculia. A strength of this book is the integration of theory and practice; providing those working with children the knowledge base they need to support children effectively.
A comprehensive, engaging and accessible book offering pertinent insights into the nature, identification and assessment of dyscalculia along with practical guidance on effective intervention. Essential reading for any professional who wishes to enhance their knowledge and practice in supporting learners who struggle with mathematics.
This long awaited text books clearly explains the complexity of dyscalculia while providing practical guidance and helpful examples of how to support learners in the classroom. Well written, accessible and full of practical ideas, it is an essential text book for anyone interested in supporting learners with SpLD.
This was a very helpful text in understanding how I can help students with dyscalculia
Another excellent book by kathleen kelly which explains but also directs for intervention.
Key information regarding dyscalculia. An essential guide for students who are trying to identify dyscalculia.