6 Teaching Tips for Kids with Mild Intellectual Disabilities

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2. Make Math Manageable

Many students with mild learning disabilities can grasp basic math (e.g., arithmetic, time,  measurement). However, they may have difficulty learning advanced mathematical reasoning and problem solving.

Teach your child by using tangible examples and showing multiple-step problem-solving strategies. ("Each pizza has eight slices. If you have four pizzas, how many slices are there?... Now, if your big brother ate five slices, how many slices are left?")