This session has several pseudonyms:

**Learning the Universal Language of Mathematics****(Yes, We Do Write in Math Class)**TMathC, 2017 and ATMNE, 2017**Finding the Words to Speak, Read, and Write t****he Language of Mathematics**NCTM Hartford, 2018**The Universal Language of Mathematics****(Yes, We Do Write in Math Class)**NCTM Annual, 2018

While math is a universal language, it can still be challenging to provide equitable access to English language learners and native speakers with language-based disabilities. In this session we discuss the difficulties such students face, practice strategies to engage them and learn how to adapt activities to your populations.