A Novel Idea

Posted on October 27, 2007 @ 2:58 am

I have a learning disability called dyslexia.  I find that symptoms of dyslexia are often misunderstood.  People with this disability are often labeled as stupid, which is not the case at all.  And, in fact, until I did tests for dyslexia and was diagnosed, I also thought of myself as stupid.

My whole outlook on myself and life in general became a lot clearer when I was diagnosed and had a teaching counselor explain the symptoms of dyslexia as well as the treatments of the disability.  I was also amazed to see how much help is available to those who want it.

I have become a new person with a whole new outlook on life.  For the first time, I read a novel just because I wanted to and made it through without too many problems.

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