TouchMath Intervention vs. Traditional Intervention: Is There a Difference?

University of California West Los Angeles Dean Dulgarian, B.A., M.A., J.D.

Both TouchMath and traditional intervention methods were tested using fourth and fifth graders enrolled in the Special Education Resource Specialist Program. Adding and subtracting with and without regrouping was the targeted math skill measured in pre- and posttesting. The data indicates that TouchMath is a more effective method for teaching students with mild learning disabilities and concludes that TouchMath students:

  • Are able to solve math problems faster and more accurately than their counterparts
  • Demonstrate a more confident demeanor