How Myths About Learning Disabilities Rob Many of Their Potential to Succeed and Contribute in School and in the Workplace

How Myths About Learning Disabilities Rob Many of Their Potential to Succeed and Contribute in School and in the Workplace (2018). White paper by the International Dyslexia Association and the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

Myths about learning disabilities rob many of their potential to succeed and contribute in school and in the workplace. This white paper states that with appropriate intervention and support, all children, including those with learning disabilities, can have the tools and resources they need to live their best possible lives. This will result in many more individuals with learning disabilities acquiring the adaptive skills needed to seamlessly integrate their use of assistive technology and other supports into the performance of their jobs.

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