Scottish-US study to help deaf and hard of hearing children with maths

Scientists in Scotland and the US will undertake a study to investigate why children who are deaf or hard of hearing experience problems with maths.www.LTScotland.org.uk/news/2008/educational/august/news_tcm4497816.asp

Researchers in Scotland and the US will now spend four years investigating the problem after being awarded £800,000 in funding from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development in America.

The study will examine a number of areas including memory and attention skills, parental and child attitudes to maths and basic number skills.