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Tutoring elementary student who reverses left and right

I think I need a simple graphic mnemonic he can use to remind himself which side the ones column goes on, and which direction we go in order to get bigger numbers. Suggestion: Start making ...
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What are some strategies to remedy and accommodate dysgraphia?

(Quick note: I am not a math teacher. I am a CS teacher with a bit of dysgraphia myself. However, my insights here actually came from when I used to be a high school music teacher, where I was ...
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Marking dyslexic mathematical writing

I doubt that any such marking guidelines specialized for dyslexic students at the college level are likely to exist. (I'm not on expert on learning disability issues, but due to the dearth of answers ...
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Marking dyslexic mathematical writing

I work in disability services as an advisor. Your campus disability services office can certainly help you in terms of talking through how to assess and assign a grade. But, as user6251 said, this ...
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Is it possible for me to learn math if I cannot process information in an abstract way?

'Visual' and 'abstract' are by no means opposites. I would be tempted to argue they are independent. It depends on what you mean by 'doing maths', and also a bit on what you mean by 'thinking ...
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What are some strategies to remedy and accommodate dysgraphia?

I have cerebral palsy, which makes me almost unable to write legibly by hand. (I can do a bit of scratch work, but that's it.) Discovering LyX changed my life. LyX is basically a user-friendly front ...
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To what degree can the legally blind, with computer induced medical problems, study statistics?

I suspect the avenue to answering this revolves much more around his condition and his reaction to it than it does around statistics as a field. For one thing "legal blindness" is a pretty ...
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Marking dyslexic mathematical writing

This is certainly a question for the Disability Services Office at your college or University. They will have any existing policy for your school. In my experience (at 2 different schools), I recieve ...
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