1. Have students verbalize the problem step by step to find out where the difficulty is.
2. Check to be sure the meaning of key symbols is clear.
3. List steps of a process on a study sheet. Allow student to refer to it as s/he works (to compensate for sequencing problems).
4. Help students categorize math vocabulary according to the meaning of the words.
5. Emphasize the importance of position of numbers and direction of proceeding when computing.
6. Use concrete materials so students can learn concepts through manipulations.
7. Allow extra time.
8. Encourage the use of graph paper for calculations.
9. Use mnemonic devices and creative visualization to aid memorization of formulas, properties, etc.
10. Use pictures, charts, graphs, diagrams to help the student see a problem.
11. When students miss the answers solely due to visual processing problems (transposing numerals), try to acknowledge the use of the proper process.