Archive for May, 2010

The “Illusion” of Behavior in Children with Learning Disabilities by Dr. Kristin Morrison

Posted in Articles, Experts Speak on May 19th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 1 Comment

As a community pediatrician with a special interest in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, I frequently am referred children because of behavior problems.   While some people may shudder at the thought of being locked in a small room for 2 hours with “whirling dervish” or “Tasmanian Devil”, I have generally enjoyed this type of referral.   I […]

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What an Adult with LD Wished All Her Employers Knew: My Top Ten List By Dina Hendzel

Posted in Articles, Dina's Journey on May 11th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 6 Comments

Listen to this article. Hendzel, Dina What an Adult with LD wished all her employers knew3 Disclosing my learning disability is a very difficult thing for me to do.  The label ‘Learning Disabled’ brings with it a number of incorrect stereotypes that can be difficult to overcome. I have spent nearly all my life dealing […]

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That’s Not Fair! by Denise Goegan

Posted in Articles, Denise's Journey on May 5th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 2 Comments

Click here to listen to an audio version of That’s Not Fair by Denise Goegan It’s so aggravating to hear people tell me that the accommodations I get make things unfair. I often wonder if they have ever actually considered the meaning of the word fair, or truly understand why I need the accommodations I […]

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