Maths Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia


Maths Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia by Steve Chinn is a guide for teachers and parents helping children with maths difficulties.

Written by a world authority, Steve Chinn, on maths difficulties in children, this accessible guide provides tried and tested visual strategies and tailored techniques to help teachers and parents support children with SpLDs who need help with maths.

Drawing on the latest research, into areas such as cognition and meta-cognition, along with the authors’ decades of teaching experience, the book offers insight into how maths learning difficulties, including dyslexia, dyscalculia and maths anxiety, make maths difficult. Each chapter looks at foundational areas of maths learning that children may struggle with, from early number experiences to basic addition and subtraction, times tables, measurement and more. Essential reading for any teacher, learning assistant or parent supporting children with maths.

Weight – 210g, Height – 252mm Width – 245mm, Number of pages -112

“This book answers the question, ‘If they can’t learn Maths the way you teach, can you teach the way they learn?’ Providing clear,
practical activities, based on huge experience and expertise, this is teaching genius. Essential reading for all teachers.”
– Dr. Kate Saunders, Dyslexia/SpLD Specialist Teacher, previously CEO British Dyslexia Association

About the Author
“In 1981 Steve moved from a successful teaching career in mainstream education to work with students who had severe specific learning difficulties. Little was known back then about dyscalculia and mathematical learning difficulties, so Steve became a pioneer teacher and researcher in the field. He has written award winning books and resources, founded an award-winning specialist school and lectured/trained teachers in 30 countries. His methods are pragmatic, successful and based on research and vast experience.”


Jessica Kingsley


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