There is an excellent article in the September, 2008 Canadian edition of Readers Digest. You can read it all here. Titled “How Do You Spell Success,” it says, loud and clear, what I have been saying for most of my adult life as a dyslexia specialist and special educator — that children and adults with learning disabilities or attention deficits disorders CAN succeed with accommodations and supports.
Read this series of articles that I published here before. They explain how anyone can compensate for their learning problems. It’s not easy and requires a lot of hard work and commitment. But, with new ways of approaching reading and writing, learning disabilities can effectively be overcome.