On the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Timothy scored 8.1 in reading and 8.9 in language.In math overall, he scored only a 2.3, indicating a significant discrepancy.In the placement interview, the counselor was able to determine that Timothy "has always struggled to learn math." In math class, he experiences emotional blocks and is unable to think clearly.When his frustration level peaks, he often becomes belligerent and leaves class.She has never paid a bill, used a checkbook or credit card, or made a transaction at a bank.According to Bernadette, "math was her least favorite subject." Bernadette was brought to the Adult Center by one of her children who is employed at the school.
by many experts in the field is the CSA sequence: from concrete, to semiconcrete, to abstract. Let's take a look at two hypothetical students who are experiencing math learning disabilities and how their teachers might best facilitate their learning.supervisor referred him to the Adult Center, and is providing him with incentives to improve his math skills.The term learning disabilities is often misused and applied to students who learn in different ways.