Growing Up LD

A Continuing Battle by Ashlea Hunt

Posted in Articles, Growing Up LD on July 25th, 2011 by Kathryn Burke – 2 Comments

I had just sat down at my desk when my teacher called me out to the hallway. I remember it so clearly. I was six and all I could think was I’m in trouble. As we entered the hallway there was a women standing in the hall. When the women began to come over I […]

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“I Am Who I Am Because of My Disabilities”: Perspectives of a Resilient Post-Secondary Student by Jason Ford

Posted in Articles, Growing Up LD on March 1st, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 3 Comments

Jason is 22 years old, has LD, ADHD, and, in his words, “just enough OCD to make things interesting!” He is currently in his third year of a four year business degree program and volunteers with children with learning challenges. His intent is to obtain a degree in Education once he has completed his business […]

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LD has been a Gift to Me by April Johnson

Posted in Articles, Growing Up LD on February 15th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

I have been trying for weeks to come up with a story that would be a tear jerker or something that makes me mad about learning disabilities, and yes, I have come up with a few things that makes me mad, but that is not the story I really want to talk about.  The story […]

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