Contents

Introduction by Professor Van Luit, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

  • Foreword

  • Chapter 1   What is Dyscalculia?

    • 1.1   What is Dyscalculia?
      •    Case of Susan
    • 1.2    Definition of Dyscalculia
    • 1.3    Prevalence of Dyscalculia and Math difficulties
    • 1.4    Dyscalculia and Math Difficulties: A Continuum
    • 1.5    Consequences in Teenage and Adult Life
    • 1.6    Characteristics of Dyscalculia
      •    Case of Noel
      •    Case of Norman
    • 1.7    Other Factors that Play a Role in Math Performances
    • 1.8    Dyscalculia, Math Difficulties and Math Anxiety
    • 1.9    Causes of Dyscalculia
    • 1.10    Sub-types of Dyscalculia
    • 1.11    Understanding the Dyscalculic Student –Taking the Test
    • 1.12    Assessment of Dyscalculia
    • 1.13    Diagnosis of Dyscalculia
      •    Case of Lynda's son
    • 1.14    Dyscalculia and Co-existing Disorders: Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyspraxia, ASD
      •    Case of Julia

  • Chapter 2   Support Network: The Ecology of the Student

    • 2.1   Home Support
    • 2.2   School Support
    • 2.3   Specialized Support: Educational Therapy for Mathematics
    • 2.4   Community Support
    • 2.5   Society Support

  • Chapter 3   Early Numeracy, Assessment and Interventions

    • 3.1   Singapore Kindergarten Curriculum
    • 3.2   Singapore Primary 1 Math Curriculum
    • 3.3   Early Numeracy and Number Sense
    • 3.4   Research Studies
    • 3.5   Conclusions and Recommendations

  • References

  • About the Author