- 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 prompt card.
- Make prompt cards with symbols and alternative names.
- Provide audio tapes of multiplication tables.
- Use headed columns for place value.
- Use arrows to explain direction of computation.
There is now a piece of software called Dyscalculia Screener which will be available soon in all schools on the C2K system.
Touch Maths a multi-sensory approach to maths. Free samples and information available on the website.
Some number recognition games are available at Priory Woods website.