The Effectiveness of the TouchMath Curriculum to Teach Addition and Subtraction to Elementary Aged Students Identified with Autism
This study examines the effects of teaching TouchMath to a small group of students diagnosed with an autistic spectrum disorder. The influence of the TouchMath Program was viewed longitudinally over two school years. Pretests, posttests and work samples were used to evaluate student progress. The results indicate:
In his conclusion the author states, "Children with autism are best served using TouchMath as it has been proven an effective curriculum for this population."