Adults with dyscalculia experience various debilitating problems in handling daily math functions.According to Garnett (1992), the difficulty is manifested in conceptual understanding, counting sequences, written number symbol systems, the language of math, basic number facts, procedural steps of computation, application of arithmetic skills, and problem-solving.
by many experts in the field is the CSA sequence: from concrete, to semiconcrete, to abstract. Let's take a look at two hypothetical students who are experiencing math learning disabilities and how their teachers might best facilitate their learning.supervisor referred him to the Adult Center, and is providing him with incentives to improve his math skills.
On the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Timothy scored 8.1 in reading and 8.9 in language.
When his frustration level peaks, he often becomes belligerent and leaves class.
In addition to high anxiety, he has difficulty mastering the basic counting sequence and math facts in the four basic operations.
Adult education teachers need to individualize instruction for students who have learning disabilities in math.