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I have a LEARNING DISABILITY.....
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- I am 50 years old and am positive I have a
learning disability. I have difficulties with abstract problems
and cannot do simple Algebra. I have finished a graduate program
but cannot graduate until I fulfill my math requirement. Is it
too late to do something about my learning disability and what
recourses do I have?
- It is never too late to learn about accommodations which can
help you learn. The first step is to get tested by a
psychologist who can help you evaluate whether or not you have a
learning disability. If you do have a learning disability,
testing will also identify the special accommodations and
remediation you will need.
You should contact the Learning Disabilities Association in your
state and ask about resources and referrals. You can find
information about the LDA in your state on the LDA Internet site.
It might be helpful for you to engage a tutor so that you could
learn enough math to pass your requirement for graduation. Don't
give up! There are ways to overcome most difficulties which stem
from a learning disability. In some cases, students with
diagnosed learning disabilities are given course waivers or
substitutions for subjects which are inappropriate for their
The most important thing is: Don't Give Up!
EDUFAX provides Verbal Test Prep Tutorials (PSAT/SAT I/SAT II/ACT).
EDUFAX provides services for the Learning Disabled Student.
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