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What part of the brain works when you are doing math? How can this concept be explained to my child and to my child’s teachers?

Often referred to as dyscalculia, math-related learning disabilities are complex and require intervention by skillful teachers to help students achieve success. LD OnLine’s section on math skills has a number of helpful articles.

Mathematics is cognitive process-thinking that requires the dual coding of imagery and language. A child who is a strong reader may be able to read and understand the article listed below, or an adult can read it and translate it into clear concepts that are easier to understand.

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