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COLORFUL, ILLUSTRATED MATH HANDBOOKS:  Essential references for students with dyscalculia. 
    If you are an adult, start reading MATH ON CALL, to catch up on lost knowledge and skills. 

    Math to Learn             Math to Know            Math at Hand              Math on Call            Geometry to Go          Algebra to Go
    Grades K to 3              Grades 3 to 4            Grades 5 to 6              Grades 6 to 8            Grades 8 to 12           Grades 8 to 12

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Dyscalculia.org has developed free money lessons to use with students to teach these concepts: counting, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, negative and positive numbers, rounding, estimation, long division, trading up, and pre-algebra. See: Got It.  Money Lessons.  Our Language of Math & Money Lessons.  Apps to Fix Basic Skill Deficits.  Best Tools.

Dr. Steve Chinn's Math Visualization Videos:  https://www.mathsexplained.co.uk/ 

Center for Teaching and Learning Mathematics BLOG: The Language of Math by Mahesh Sharma

Illustrated Algebra Books and Online Tools: http://www.dyscalculia.org/math-ld-books/algebra

The Number Race 
The Number Catcher
    (ages 4-8) game & 

   (ages 5-10+) game
   -free games, open source, 
    developed by 
    Dyscalculia experts.

pre-algebra upgrade
Learning Upgrade: Online multimedia tutorial program (basic math, pre-algebra, algebra)  from a creative team of teachers, musicians, artists and programmers in San Diego, California, USA. Featuring songs, video, animation and games to help each student achieve breakthrough learning. Used by over 300,000 students since 1998, including struggling readers, special needs students and English learners. Incorporates the latest ed research, curriculum standards, assessment and progress tracking. FREE SUMMER SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION for K-12 SCHOOLS.  Free trial.
Individuals: $50. per 6 months, for 1 course. Schools: $30 per student per year, unlimited courses. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Excellent motivation and organization.
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Jump Math was developed by John Mighton at University of Toronto. His method takes the even the most math resistant learners and turns them into confident successes.  Watch his videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/JumpMath/videos


SHAPE MATH:  Learn math basics without memorization, using geometric shapes and logical patterns: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, money, & time. 

Making Math Real (MMR)
is a multisensory program developed by Dr. David Berg. Classes for educators are offered through the University of California-Berkley Extension. The Making Math Real Institute offers training in Berg's Making Math Real Multisensory Structured Methodologies in Mathematics, K-12. The MMR Institute offers courses like (1) Developing Automaticity with the Multiplication and Division Facts: The 9 Lines Multiplication Fact Acquisition and Application Strategy; (2) Fractions, Decimals & Advanced Place Value - The Three Essentials of Algebra Readiness. All use hands-on methods for the acquisition, mastery and application of mathematical knowledge. MMR curriculum is appropriate for K-12 through Calculus.  Established in 1996.
ALEKS.COM Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces is a  Web-based, artificial intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course. ALEKS then instructs the student on the topics they're most ready to learn. ALEKS periodically reassesses the student to assure retention. ALEKS courses are complete in scope and avoid multiple-choice questions. ALEKS provides one-on-one instruction, 24/7, from virtually any Web-based computer for a fraction of the cost of a human tutor. 
Read an overview of ALEKS


Karismath.com is a system of visual math lessons that teach basic math concepts through algebra visually and intuitively. It was developed by dyscalculia expert and Harvard psychologist, Shad Moraif and his team of Universal Design for Learning Experts. The approach takes learners through CLSO: Concepts presented visually, with emphasis on the Language of mathematics, then the Symbols used to represent the ideas, and lastly the Operations used to solve problems.  The program builds math fluency by firmly establishing understanding and reasoning abilities.  

Dyno Maths: Dynamo Maths is a three-stage online remediation program for dyscalculics.  Multisensory program adapts instruction to learner's needs. Based on brain research on math learning. Addresses LD and poor working memory, age 4-11+.  Over 230 online activities and supports like Teacher Class/Parent Activity Plans, Printable Worksheets, Progress Reports & Certificates and the personalized learning. All activities are mapped to the National Curriculum, and the 21 Dyscalculia Difficulties. 
Dreambox Learning is a remedial math software program for elementary and middle school. It uses adaptive instruction that assesses, prescribes, and ensures students experience success and mastery before introducing next topics in a common core curriculum (USA & Canada). iPad and Online. Schools & Individual subscriptions. Award winning. Tacking data & reporting. Fun & Engaging. Free trial. $13/ to $10./ month individual subscription.
Great track record for closing skill gaps quickly. 
The Davis Math Mastery Program: Ages 8 +. Usually completed in five or so days. Rationale: Does not use manipulatives, memorization tricks, flashcards, or repetition. Visual-spatial thinkers are easily confused by the "words" that describe math functions and experience regular disorientation of perception that impedes their ability to grasp concepts of time and sequence, and thus order vs. disorder. The Davis Method develops one's control of disorientation and sense of time and sequence, enabling the student to "see" math functions and easily learn and understand math. 
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This program is only available to schools.
Math Without Words! 
Video: Why teach math visually
Video: Visual Games Teach Math Basics to Algebra 1
The MIND Research Institute
CEO, Dr. Matthew Peterson