Why Students with Special Needs Have Difficulty Learning Mathematics and What Teachers Can Do to Help
David Allsopp, Louann Lovin, Gerald Green, and Emma Savage-Davis
February 2003, Volume 8, Issue 6, Page 308
Article describes four learning characteristics that make learning and doing mathematics difficult for students with special needs. Instructional strategies that make learning and doing mathematics attainable for these students are described in the context of a vignette based on real-life experiences.