Why is Math So Hard for Some Children?: The Natural and Origins of Mathematical Learning Difficulties and Disabilities is a scholarly anthology of essays by learned contributors discussing how to most effectively help students with learning disabilities and difficulties achieve in mathematics. Essays examine the connection between mathematics difficulties and reading difficulties, mathematical development in children with language impairments, neuropsychological factors, so-called "math anxiety", recommended methods of instructional intervention, and much more. Especially recommended for teachers and school administrators, Why is Math So Hard for Some Children? brings together the latest research and field-tested wisdom in an effort to answer its title question and promote improved teaching methodologies. Especially recommended for education shelves.