Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome and Other Hands-on Learners:
Strategies and Materials

$29.95 $20.97

Written by DeAnna Horstmeier, Ph.D.
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Second Edition / isbn 978-1-60613-278-4 / 2016 / Paperback / 8.5″ x 11″ / 376 pages / Photo & Illustrations / Activities & Worksheets



Children and adults with Down syndrome need math for the real world—counting with meaning, adding the scores in a game, and tracking time in order to keep to a schedule. Written in a straightforward and user-friendly style, the new second edition of Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome provides strategies and activities that are relevant to daily living, are concrete and practical, offer hands-on practice, and provide opportunity for successful completion. It covers:

  • Prenumber Concepts
  • Counting
  • Recognition & Writing of Numbers
  • Time & Measurement
  • Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions
  • Money
  • Calculator Use

The included appendices, available to photocopy, are chockful of over 150 activities—worksheets, games, and teaching aids—to practice math skills. Parents and teachers can use the comprehensive coverage of math concepts to tailor lessons to students’ needs at home and in the community, incorporate goals into IEPs, and help students access the general education curriculum.

Written by DeAnna Horstmeier, Ph.D.
DeAnna Horstmeier is a retired educator, former instructor of special education and speech, language, and communication at the Ohio State University, and author of books and professional publications on math and reading.