According to one study, one in every five people have some form of dyslexia. There are four other major learning differences. My blog page Learning Differences and Disabilities provides a quick overview and links to each difference, challenge, or disablity. Just knowing your own learning style boosts learning. T
This article will be of most interest to those who do have a reading challenge–might not be here to read, but maybe a loved one, teacher,counselor, or therapist will find this of value. I did.
Meanwhile, as my little Dunce Cap boy notes in many things Pursavirnce is a major tool in moving ahead. However, there it is also important to know when to quit, because just trying isn’t going to pay off. Friend Mark Katz wrote one of the best books on learning disablities–On Playing a Poor Hand Well. Another friend Ginger Biasotto not only founded the Reading Assist Program, but wrote a moving story about her motivation for doing so. One of her son’s was greatly challenged by dyslexia and while she was Educating Andrew , she became a leader in the LD field. Proud to know both these people.
STAYING STRONG TIP: We are learning machines and if school turns us off, it is possible a learning difference needs to be explored and understood. Some things need more than trying your best.