Why Can't I Learn Like Everyone Else?: Youth With Learning Disabilities

Ability, Disability & Ableism
Author(s):
Shirley Brinkerhoff
Age Group:
10-12
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
ISBN:
978-1590847305
Year:
Ability, Disability & Ableism

Charlie Begay, an eighth-grade Navajo student in New Mexico who has dyslexia, describes his personal journey of embarrassment, frustration and low self-esteem due to his learning disability. Included at the end of the story is factual material about learning disabilities, terminology, possible signs, diagnosis, the law, coping strategies and success stories.

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