Dyscalculia: News from the web:
We have said it many times. Finger counting should not be discouraged. Children and even adults use this as their safety so give them that safety and eventually they may not need it anymore but don’t force it.
But did you know that people in different countries count different on their finger? Check out the podcast from the BBC program “fifth floor” (and fast forward to minute 27) for a review of the way people count on their fingers in various countries.
Read all about it: HERE