Consider: if a child is severely retarded or physically handicapped, the parent becomes aware of the problem in the first few weeks of the child’s life. ” “We are going to go from clinic to clinic until somebody tells me what I want to hear.! The good news is that with proper help, most LD children can make excellent progress.
However, the pre-school development of the learning disabled child is often uneventful and the parent does not suspect that a problem exists. ” “You expect too much of him.” “It’s not from my side of the family.” FEAR: “Maybe they’re not telling me the real problem! ” Again, the pattern of these reactions is totally unpredictable. There are many successful adults such as attorneys, business executives, physicians, teachers, etc.
The Foundation for Children With Learning Disabilities estimates that there are 6 million adults with learning disabilities as well.
Little is currently known about the causes of learning disabilities.
By following the links on this page you will discover many interesting facts about learning disabilities as well as uncover some of the myths.
Those people with disabilities affected by this penalty also have no CHOICE in choosing to marry who they love.
This law is a penalty…ensures those with the most severe disabilities, those that cannot work, those that are working but cannot live without additional supplemental income, or those that require benefits and services only available through programs like Medicaid are forced to make the impossible choice between services…often life saving services, and marriage.
Today was a historic day for LGBT people as SCOTUS ruled to extend marriage to same-sex couples, and several transgender people born in states like Tennessee and Ohio, unable to marry because of their states refusing to change their gender marker on their birth certificates.
I am celebrating for all my friends who now have the right to marry, but I cannot celebrate for myself, because I still cannot get married.