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I have a LEARNING DISABILITY.....
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- I am a ADD student in public high school. I am
interested in film production, architectural drawing and computer
animation. There are no classes in these subjects in my school.
My grades are in the B to C range. I do not know if I am college
material, but I would very much like to pursue a career in one of
these fields. Where do I go from here?
- The subjects which interest you generally begin on the college
level. Don't worry if you cannot take any of these courses in
high school. It is important for you to have a serious discussion
with the professionals who monitor your learning accommodations.
I you have not yet done so, ask them to sit down and explain your
ADHD to you and the ways in which it affects your learning. Make
sure that you understand what you are capable of accomplishing
and what kind of resource support you will need in college.
Ask yourself if your grades are truly the best that you can
produce or if you think that you could do better if you knew how
to manage your time differently or had different study skills.
If you think you need more help at school than you are getting,
ask for it. People who have learning differences are entitled by
federal law to receive many accommodations in school. Know your
Although you will be required to complete the necessary
requirements for your degree, support will be available to
facilitate your learning, test-taking, and assignment
preparation. Since you are interested in such a specialized
field, finding the right school will be probably be much easier
for you if you work with a knowledgeable educational consultant.
If you need assistance with advocacy or with college applications
and college selection, check out the EDUFAX
services for the Learning Disabled Student.
EDUFAX provides services for the Collegebound High School Student.
EDUFAX provides services for the Collegebound Learning Disabled Student.
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