Dating with a learning disability
We may not be good at all things but focus on the positive,and what you can bring to a relationship. Have you thought about getting a physc-ed assesment? It is sad that some people are so judgemental, and won't give the person a chance,after discovering about their disability. Although i don't have a learning disability in particular dyslexia I do have ADHD pretty high percentile I know what u r talking about.Most women will say that they want a man that is into them, they want him to be able to make them laugh,and thank god for Hallmark cards, when you can't write it down,you can send the very best!!! one in grade 6 the other in grade 7 BOTH have two different forms of dyslexia...one in grade 6 has a reading level of a grade 3 and my other one in grade 7 has the reading level of grade 5 .... It can help you sort out the best way for you to learn. The right person will stick around to find out more about them, and will also want to learnall about the disability, and how to understand it. We get stigmatized for this invisble disability and it is something that is precious to my heart and therefore is my number one passion to address this amongst mental health issues as it does affect our self esteem, where we want to go and who we want to become.
Creative minds can have a hard time writing, but this isn't always the case, I've written stories and essays and I find that writing is a process, not a product.OT : yes its important to get a good psychological educational assessment, see a psychologist, specialized educational training to suit your particular learning styles as there 4 main ones. This is my speciality area of vocational rehabilitation and if u need to know more just PM me.TTYLspelling alone is not a sign of of the most blindingly brilliant people i know spells everything phoneticaly...phone becomes fone..was never diagnosed with anything formally so i'm not sure if it is even relevant, with the exception that spelling is not a yardstick of intellect....sometimes.just remembered..i had my accident i was diagnosed with mild to moderate brain injury, basal skull fractures subdural haemotoma, possibility of not being to retain info etc.i think i dodged the bullet on that one but i still say the wrong words verbally sometimes.Thanks for the vote of confidence lucy I may just take you up on that.Have you thought of looking into a special needs program for him? I know have hard it can be growing up with a disability, some of my best friends also have learning disabilties.with the help of their teacher my boys are doing pretty well.... I can relate I have a son with Aspergers and he is totally alone. He going to Hs next year and I worry endlessly about him. It's great that u want to do something about the this as u r sooo young and wished i was diagnosed so much sooner. knew there was something different about me but just attributed that to my own personality of being a fecious BRAT!However, had to get a diagnosis to save my sorry butt but got canned anyways , hit the brick wall in a major way, able to bounce back! that I worked in special education for almost 10 years and the school i worked @ said ur screwed up we don't want u.Things are not impossible to do, we just have to learn different tricks and find the common ground in how they make sense to us.I am dyslexic in math, I have completed statistics courses, struggled through it trying to find the bottom line on how can I make this make sense to me.I will admit that I used to cringe ( ok I still do, it's just the wannabe editor in me heheheheh) at some folks typing but then I actually READ what it is they are trying to say. Everyone elses' loss if they don't take the time to meet you or think you are less because of it.It isn't too difficult to realize the uneducated versus those who have difficulty with actual dyslexia or even spelling and it is more common that most of us would like to admit. Some famous people gifted with dyslexia are: Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Cher, John Lennon, Harvey Cushing ( surgeon), Erin Brockovich, George Patton, "Stonewall" Jackson, Bruce Jenner, Henry Ford, Ted Turner, Walt Disney, Leonardo Da Vinci, Harry Belafonte, Jay Leno, Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Henry Winkler, Keanu Reeves, The list goes on and on.