Davis® Math Mastery Program


The client can expect to leave the program with tools that allow for an increased ability to achieve and maintain focus, an understanding of basic logic concepts (change, consequence, before/after, cause/effect, time, sequence, order/disorder) that relate to mathematics, a concrete understanding of the foundations of math, and ability to master basic arithmetic functions.

AGE: 8+

CHARACTERISTICS: Dyscalculia (Math difficulties)

DURATION: Eight (8) to Ten (10) days


  • To resolve difficulties experienced with math computations and concepts
  • Generally recommended for students who do not experience reading difficulties
  • Developed for children (approximately age 8 and above), teens, and adults

Foundational Skills Gained:

  • How to create and monitor a focused state
  • How to self-regulate energy levels to appropriately match the task at hand
  • How to improve balance and coordination
  • How to resolve confusions caused by numerical symbols
  • To understand one’s own learning style and recognize its gifts
  • Increased self-esteem

Academic Related Skills Gained Based on Individual Needs/Goals:

  • Improved ability to correctly write numerals without reversals
  • Improved visual meaning concept of numerals
  • Acquire meaning for basic concepts supporting mathematics: Change, Consequence, Cause/Effect, Before/After, Time, Sequence, Order vs. Disorder
  • Confusions resolved with understanding of math symbols and terms
  • Increase understanding of non-picture words used frequently in story problems (is, are, and, of, to, etc.)
  • Understanding arithmetic functions: counting, understanding of numeral symbols, place value, arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), fractions, and decimals
  • Improvement with basic math operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Visual concept meaning for place value activities
  • Various math related skills: Telling time, reading or using a calendar, counting money, making change, balancing a checkbook

Used by Permission from Tracy Doyle

For more information see Davis Math Mastery Standards

Professional services described as Davis®, including Davis Dyslexia Correction®, Davis Symbol Mastery®, Davis Orientation Counseling®,  Davis® Attention Mastery,  Davis® Math Mastery, and Davis® Reading Program for Young Learners  may only be provided by persons who are trained and licensed as Davis Facilitators or Specialists by Davis Dyslexia Association International.