LC Journal of Special Education

Article Title

Math Difficulties


Math is one of the most important and critical subjects taught nowadays. Though, it tends to be one of the most difficult subjects to master. Many students have trouble with math which only worsens when they reach adulthood. If students do not learn critical basic math, computation, and problem solving skills they struggle in all aspects of their life. Some students have math disabilities such as learning disabled in math or dyscalculia. These disabilities can severely affect their life skills that are necessary for successfully functioning as a part of society and their lives an adult. The purpose of this paper is to explore basic math skills, problem solving, and computation skills associated with math difficulties.