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Mission

Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment

Dyscalculia

Characteristics of Students with Dyscalculia

Student Profile: Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability in math. Students with dyscalculia may have difficulty understanding number-related concepts or using symbols or functions needed for success in mathematics.

How Oakwood Can Help Students with Dyscalculia

The use of manipulatives to introduce new concepts and build solid foundational skills is the cornerstone of math instruction at Oakwood. Our teachers also understand how language impacts many of our students. Terms such as “greater than” and “less than” are quite confusing to students with language-based learning disabilities. Direct instruction in the language of math, as well as strategy development, help our students learn these terms and how to apply them in order to solve problems.

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