Arithmetic and other math difficulties are as common as reading problems. Assistive technology can be a huge help for kids with math issues like discalulia. Common tools include traditional low-tech classroom tools like rulers, basic calculators, and graph paper. Math can be taught using hands-on methods. Manipulative are real, or virtual objects that let kids solve math problems in alternative ways.
ABLE Tech has slide around math manipulative to help students with adding, subtracting, rounding and even algebra. Other AT includes talking calculators, laptops and Chromebooks. The Chrome browser has built-in options such as GMath which allows students to type out or dictate problems or equations. Graspable Math is a Chrome sidebar tool that lets students manipulate math equations. Kids can pull equations from websites or type in their own. Then, with special clip commands, they can move, combine, and separate the numbers and variables.
This is also helpful for kids who struggle with handwriting. The tool can do basic math like adding, subtracting, fractions and handles equations with powers and exponents.