Monday, July 7, 2008

Article: Disabled and Driven

"People with LD are very smart because we
constantly have to figure out a different way"

Individuals with learning disabilities face daily challenges
even after leaving school.

Learning Disabilities may stem from differences in how an individual gains information - listening, reading, picking up on social cues, and/or differences in how information is sorted and remembered- affecting sequencing, comprehension, and memory, and/or differences in output - speaking, writing, coordination.

If you haven't read Disabled and Driven, check it out!

The man looked at his middle-aged employee incredulously.

She could not immediately complete a project and would need more time, she told her boss, because she is learning disabled.

"No you're not," he responded.

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