Goegan, L., & Gadsden, A. (2019, March 7). Improving the Odds for Diverse Learners in Math. Retrieved March 13, 2019.

There are different types of students who, over time, come to believe that they aren’t good at math. For students with diagnosed learning disabilities (LD), various challenges can affect their ability to learn and thrive, and that ultimately can influence their motivation for future classes. We should know—not only are we educators who work with a variety of students, but we also both went through school as students with learning disabilities. Based on our experiences from both sides of the issue, here are seven recommendations for making math more accessible to students with LD.

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