Dina’s Journey

Social Media as a Tool for Adults with LD: My Love-Hate Relationship with Facebook by Dina Hendzel

Posted in Articles, Dina's Journey on September 27th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

Never have I been so popular as I am online.  As a child I was lucky to have one friend and see family members on major holidays.  Today, I have over 160 friends and family members that I keep in touch with, off and on, at any given time.  For someone with a learning disability, […]

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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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“Struggling to Be Social” by Dina Hendzel

Posted in Articles, Dina's Journey on March 3rd, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 2 Comments

Listen to this article in audio: Struggling to be Social by Dina Hendzel Dina Hendzel is a regular contributor to LDExperience. She discovered that she had learning disabilities while obtaining a university degree. She works in the non-profit sector, providing support to people with learning disabilities. All those who work with her would strongly agree […]

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A Certain Memory By Dina Hendzel

Posted in Articles, Dina's Journey on November 3rd, 2009 by Kathryn Burke – 1 Comment

It has been almost 20 years now since I started high school.  I was a rebellious, angry child – I knew I was “different” than other people somehow, but not in the way that they thought, and so I acted out and preferred to get into trouble with various deviant peers, doing so whenever the […]

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