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## What are examples of accommodations in the classroom?

Examples of accommodations include:

- sign language interpreters for students who are deaf;
- computer text-to-speech computer-based systems for students with visual impairments or Dyslexia;
- extended time for students with fine motor limitations, visual impairments, or learning disabilities;

## What are interventions for dyscalculia?

Key takeaways

- There are no medications that treat dyscalculia, but there are lots of ways to help kids with this math issue succeed.
- Multisensory instruction can help kids with dyscalculia understand math concepts.
- Accommodations, like using manipulatives, and assistive technology can also help kids with dyscalculia.

**How do you teach a child with dyscalculia?**

7 Practical Ways Parents Can Help a Child with Dyscalculia

- Play With Dominoes. Playing games that use dominoes can help a child more easily understand simple math concepts.
- Resist Using Worksheets.
- Use Manipulatives.
- Learn the Language of Math.
- Create Visual Models.
- Use Accommodations.
- Teach Toward Understanding.

**How do you accommodate students with intellectual disabilities?**

Teaching students with an intellectual disability

- Using small steps.
- Modify teaching to be more hands-on.
- Think visual.
- Use baby steps.
- Incorporate more physical learning experiences.
- Start a feedback book or chart.
- Encourage music in the classroom.
- Provide visual stimulus.

### How do you accommodate students with dyscalculia?

Giving instructions and assignments

- Create separate worksheets for word problems and number problems.
- Highlight or circle key words and numbers on word problems.
- Allow extra time on tests.
- Give step-by-step instructions and have the student repeat them.
- Provide charts of math facts or multiplication tables.

### What strategies help students with dyscalculia?

5 Strategies for Managing Dyscalculia

- Talk or Write Out a Problem. For the dyscalculic student, math concepts are simply abstracts, and numbers mere marks on a page.
- Draw the Problem.
- Break Tasks Down into Subsets.
- Use “Real-Life” Cues and Physical Objects.
- Review Often.

**Why do students get accommodations?**

An accommodation changes how students access and learn the same material as their peers — without lowering the academic expectations. A modification changes what students are taught or expected to learn.

**What is an example of accommodation?**

Accommodation involves the modification of an existing schema to understand (accommodate) new information. It may involve creating a new schema altogether, for example, a child may have a schema for birds (feathers, flying, etc.) and then they see a plane, which also flies, but would not fit into their bird schema.

## How can I support a student with dyscalculia?

Allowing the ongoing use of manipulatives

## How can I help students overcome dyscalculia?

– It’s a good idea to acknowledge how difficult math can be for the child and talk to them about dyscalculia. – Offering praise whenever a child attempts to work on math assignments can reduce anxiety and boost self-esteem. – Focusing on a child’s strengths can be a good way to help them see that they have plenty of talents to be proud of.

**What are good accomodations for students?**

knowledge. Students need to remember and access information they’ve previously learned. Many students have difficulty recalling basic math facts—addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The following are some accommodations to address math assignments: Highlighting: Highlight key words and key concepts. It is easy for students to

**How to modify lessons for students with dysgraphia?**

– Time. Build in extra time for the student to complete writing tasks and reduce the amount of writing required. – Special Paper. Use paper with raised lines for tactile cues of letter placement. – Style. Allow the student to use manuscript or cursive writing, depending on his comfort level. – Spelling. Be flexible about spelling. – Note taking. – Abbreviations.