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I have a learning disability. I have had it since I was really young. Growing up, I was bullied for it by my classmates. I learned to tune them out. However, these past few days, my family members have been making fun of me for my not understanding something. I cannot help that my learning disability causes me to not register (process) the majority of words. It depends on words people use, and how they word things. I feel as if my family is being disrespectful to me, and that they all expect me to have the exact same smart brains they all have. Well, I don't. And I never want to because they are mean to me. They are not nice. They yell at me to shut up when I talk, because they do not like it when I talk. It hurts. I feel bullied.
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I am sorry, it's always such a challenge when someone struggles and is trying so very hard and others fault them instead of being more supportive and empathetic.
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I am sorry, it's always such a challenge when someone struggles and is trying so very hard and others fault them instead of being more supportive and empathetic.
Yes, it is. I am even having issues in my 3 college classes. I am supposed to graduate really soon, but i am worried about where i stand with that now because of my classes. My professor's are making it tough. I know I should use my academic accommodations but I want to prove to myself that i can pass these class without having to use them. And it upsets me that people do not understand why. Being able to pass a class without accommodations helps boost my self confidence and self esteem and it helps me to realize that i am just as smart and capable as others.
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i had a few head injuries that caused my cognition problems, i am also trying to take 3 classes online and scared i won't know how to use the technology. i did get an associates degree but that was a long time ago so not so sure if i can do it again. i was hit by a van trying to walk to my school so that is why i need these last classes to graduate.wish me luck!!
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