Don’t expect the child to recite tables or other facts. Give him/her concrete reference materials wherever possible, e.g. a number square or calculator. Teach pupils to follow a given method with steps for problem solving. Provide wall charts/maths dictionaries etc. with maths language definitions. Put a list of numbers and their spellings on a [...]
A very specific difficulty in mathematics, often with numeracy, but no accompanying difficulty with literacy.
What to look for: pupils may have difficulty in remembering and carrying out sequenced instructions, they can confuse telephone numbers. They might have problems with word sums or in problems following procedures in problem-solving. They might have difficulty recognizing patterns [...]