Mathematics disorder - Treatment
The best treatment is remedial education. Other programs that have been successful include "Project Math" and teaching computer skills.
Early intervention improves the chances of a better outcome.
The child may have problems in school, including behavior problems and loss of self-esteem. Some children with mathematics disorder become anxious or afraid when given math problems, making the problem even worse.
Calling your health care provider:
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you have any concerns about your child's development.
- Reviewed last on: 4/26/2010
- Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
Kelly DP. Patterns of Development and Function in the School-Aged Child. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 30.
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