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Words don't let math add up for some students
Let's say two trains leave different cities heading toward each other at different speeds. Train A is traveling ...
Math puzzles like these require kids to translate letters and words into numbers – and back again. That task poses a unique challenge for those with developmental language disorder (DLD), perhaps ironically making words the root of their numbers problem, according to a Western study.
Alexandra Cross, a student in Western's MClSc/PhD program in Speech and Language Science, is lead author of a new paper that suggests kids who have issues with some math problems may in fact have language delays. Read more about this research in Western News.