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.

This session has evolved over time and taken on 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

Archive of Nicole’s tweets from ATMNE session