What are IEP and 504 accommodations for dyscalculia?
The following are some common dyscalculia accommodations that can be included in a child’s IEP or 504 plan for dyscalculia to help them succeed in school:
- To reduce anxiety, don’t call on the student to answer math questions in class unexpectedly.
- Allow the student to take pictures of note materials so they don’t have to copy them down.
- Give the student extra time to complete in-class and homework assignments.
- Allow the student to take math tests in a quiet room.
- Provide the student with lesson outlines and previews before class starts.
- Provide assistive technologies like calculators, graph paper, graphing tools, math notation tools, and graphic organizers for math.
- Allow the student to write answers directly on the test paper instead of having to fill out a scantron.
For more information, see our article Dyscalculia 101.