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Math Disability In Children
I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?
Try Learning Rx: This is not in my area of expertise, but I am aware of a unique company called learning rx that has been very successful in helping identify areas of learning weakness and using exercises / training to improve these weaknesses. Good luck! ...Read more
Unlikely: Most mental functions diminish to some extent as we age. The first to go seems to be the remembrance of names and faces. Anyway, most slow down a little in mathematical ability, less so if math is an important part of their life. Exercise, even mental exercise, usually responds to frequent use. If you did not have a "learning disability" at a younger age, you probably don't have this now. ...Read more
My 9 yr old son has tested positive for add, but he does well in math, but poorly in language arts, could he have a learning disabilities?
Yes: The learning disabilities occur at a frequency of about 40% with add or adhd kids. Evaluation by a masters or phd level psychologist using individual tests is the standard for defining learning strengths & weaknesses. Sometimes the schools will sponsor this or it can be done privately. ...Read more
Attention to details: Good math skills shows that a person can handle a bunch of numbers in his or her head, has good attention to details (122 is never the same as 221), can understand how numbers trend up and down over many hours or days, and can convert amounts among metric and english units, over and over again without fail. Algebra2 & geometry are needed, but calculus1 and statistics can show one is great in math. ...Read more
Dyscalculia is the: Term for a math learning disorder. Problems with math computation (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing) &/or math application, (figuring out when to add. Subtract, multiply, divide) are the symptoms. A neuropsychological evaluation can determine the cause, as Nonverbal Learning Disabilities, visual-perceptual problems, ADHD, & language-based learning disabilities can all contribute. ...Read more
19weeks 6 days 9/13 can you do the math and tell me about when I conceived? Was it april? Thanks and please
May 11: Using a pregnancy calculator, going backwards from sep 13, the estimated conception day would be may 11 (and the start of the last menstrual period would be apr 27). This means the baby embryo began in may, after the apr 27 menstrual period. The official start of the pregnancy is april 27, the first day of the last menstrual period. ...Read more
I'm 6 weeks almost 7 but I had an encounter on dec 27th, and on Jan 7th Not sure who it is maybe my math is wrong?
Likely: The encounter on the 27th Dec, if you are almost 7 weeks. When was your last cycle and are they every 28 days? All the best. ...Read more
Can't remember a book's plot, movie story lines, what I did yesterday or do basic math. I'm 30 & its been 10 years of this. What tests can I ask for?
Memory and recall: You're very young to have problems with memory and recall so the most precise method to identify what the causes is my performing a neuropsychological evaluation by a board certified and trained psychologist in this field. Here they can locate and pinpoint what the problem is whether this is related to attention deficit, Mood, and or anxiety disorder. Also to see if there's an organic component. ...Read more
My 12year old son is a good student. Pays attention in class likes math and science but gets scared anxious during test gives wrong answers can u help?
My daughter have been having problems with math since 1ST grade and now in the 8th still having problems comprehending the math problems what can I do?
I have many ideas about answers to this, but I would likely need more information. Please feel free to contact me by inbox consultation about more details as to what testing has already been done.
Sometimes it really helps to get back to basics with math. I highly recommend the Kumon Math program, which focuses on starting with math basics via repetition ...Read more
It happens: We are all endowed with a variety of skills and faults. There is a recognised condition called dyscalculia where someone fails to understand math at the same level as their other skills. The ability to understand and write language is another skillset. The general approach to working with a deficit is to recognise and work around it. ...Read more
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Hi I currently get average grades at math but I want to get high grades. How can I get better grades?
Hello~ to get higher grades you need to be blessed with superior intelligence (theres a limit to what we each of us can achieve), hard work, and superior teaching.
~ REPETITIO EST MATER SAPIENTIA~
(Repetition is the Mother of Wisdom!)
Good Luck! ...Read more
How long is it take crystal math when you smoke it to get out of your system and pass a swab test 12 panel?
Days: Metabolic products present for days. You really need to STOP that stuff. It is deadly ...Read more
How to be fully mentally prepared for a tough maths exam? So that I can be fully alive and fast during the exam time?
Lots of Rest: In order to be at your best during exams your body needs to be well rested. Get at least 8 hours of sleep a night leading up to the exam. Prepare/study well in advance and don't cram the night before, staying up late studying. Make sure to exercise daily and eat healthy, well balanced meals. In order for your mind to work efficiently, your body needs to be well taken care of. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi I currently get average grades at math but I want to get high grades. How can I get better grades? I know study time does not increase grades.
Key is understanding: Study time will perhaps slightly increase grades, but what's most important is that you truly understand the concepts taught in class. If you don't understand the concepts, rote memorization will not help you. If your teacher is ineffective, consider hiring a tutor. Once you understand the concepts, then practice-practice-practice problems will increase your speed in test taking. ...Read more
I get a in science and want to work in medical field also get b in math don't know what to be stories of how you decided? I want to help people please
Medical field: Begin a college and take classes. As you progress you will either enjoy science classes or not. Talk to your professors and they will guide you with your decisions. ...Read more
Yes. Dyscalculia =: Specific Learning Disability with Impairment in Mathematics. Lack of understanding of quantity impairs learning to count in pre-school, comparing numbers in KG & linking written or spoken numbers to quantity in school. IQ is avg. To above avg.; problems with time, measurement & spatial reasoning often co-exist. 3-6% of the population has dyscalculia; 25% of people with dyscalculia have ADHD. ...Read more
Were you previously: Performing well in math and now have reduction in performance? Poorer math skills could actually be related to feeling anxious. Is your medication sedating? If yes, it can be difficult to focus if you are drowsy. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: It's said that Einstein was like this. I got quiet far in advanced math but was actually behind my classmates at speed in arithmetic. In my college math department, folks remarked on the fact that you cite fairly often. Math ability and calculating facility seem unconnected. Overcome dyscalculia by more, harder practice rather than considering oneself disabled / handicapped. ...Read more
Can a kid with autism be really good in math and science. Or is that just grandparent impression?
Yes: Autism to me is a neurodevelopmental condition that manifests itself in markedly abnormal social interaction, communication ability and patterns of interest. I think autism is not an "intellectual deficit" but more of a low level "perceptual" disability. Yes, they can be good in math and science! ...Read more
My son's was with girlfriend march 2, 3 & 4. Doctors are giving due date of 11/23. He questions the math?
Congratulations!: Congratulations on your new grandbaby. The math looks good. Babies grow really fast, so enjoy! ...Read more
Seizer disorder spelling and math is hard for me names of people from the past are hard to re remember is that common?
Possibly: Memory difficulties are a common side effect of some anticonvulsants. This may be a dose related problem or medication related as not all anticonvulsants exhibit this effect. I would check with your physician whether the medication you are taking is associated with memory problems. Sometimes changing the dose may help other times you need different medication. Make sure you get adequate sleep. ...Read more