Top 10 dyscalculia reads by Judy Hornigold

A senior lecturer for the Dyslexia Programme at Edge Hill University has shared her recommendations for the top ten dyscalculia books.

Follow the links to find out more about each book, plus most of these links provide previews of the content too.

The Dyscalculia Toolkit: Supporting Learning Difficulties in Maths. Ronit Bird. (2007)

This is an excellent resource...suitable for use with all learners between the ages of 7 and 14, but particularly for supporting pupils experiencing significant and specific difficulties in mathematics - SENCO Update

The Trouble With Maths: A Practical Guide to Helping Learners With Numeracy Difficulties. Steve Chinn. (2004)

This book offers important insights into the often confusing world of numeracy. By looking at learning difficulties in maths from several perspectives, including the language of mathematics, thinking styles and the demands of individual topics.

The Dyscalculia Assessment. Jane Emerson & Patricia Babtie. (2010)

This book lays out in a clear and systematic way how teachers can identify dyscalculic learners, and how they can help them achieve proficiency in basic arithmetic.

More Trouble with Maths: A complete guide to identifying and diagnosing mathematical difficulties. Steve Chinn. (2012)

There are many factors that can contribute to the learning difficulties children and adults have with maths. This highly practical teacher resource is for anyone who would like to accurately and effectively identify dyscalculia amongst their pupils.

Dyscalculia Guidance: Helping Pupils With Specific Learning Difficulties in Maths. Brian Butterworth & Dorian Yeo. (2004)

To help teachers understand the maths performance of dyscalculic pupils and detail teaching strategies and practical activities through which they can best be supported in their maths learning.

Dyscalculia: Action Plans for Successful Learning in Mathematics. Glynis Hannell. (2013)

Based on expert observations of children who experience difficulties with maths this book gives a comprehensive overview of dyscalculia, providing a wealth of information and useful guidance for any practitioner.

Overcoming Difficulties with Number: Supporting Dyscalculia and Students who Struggle with Maths. Ronit Bird. (2009)

In writing this practical book, Ronit Bird draws on her teaching and training experience to create teaching plans for key numeracy topics aimed at those working with students aged 9-16.

Working with Dyscalculia: Recognising Dyscalculia Overcoming Barriers to Learning in Maths. Anne Henderson, Came Felipe, Fil Came, Mel Brough. (2003)

Anne Henderson takes readers through a description of the learning difficulty and how to remove barriers to learning early numeracy skills.

Mathematics for Dyslexics: Including Dyscalculia. Steve Chinn & Richard Ashcroft. (2006)

Discusses the factors that contribute to the potential difficulties many dyslexic learners may have with mathematics, and suggests ways of addressing these difficulties.

Ready made lessons for pupils with dyscalculia. Judy Hornigold.

Soon to be published.