Essay about My Struggles With Attention Deficit Disorder

781 Words Feb 8th, 2016 4 Pages
Overcoming my Struggles
As a little boy, going to bed was the best part of the night. It is when your eyes are hanging low and you are doing everything you can to stay awake to hear a story that your mother reads to you before she tucks you in bed. Hearing and understanding words as a little boy was not that hard for me. I could comprehend words and say them, but as I started to go to school my parents knew something was not right. In my opinion, my struggles with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) continue to be a challenge with the struggles I had before I found out about my diagnoses, finding out about my Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) changing the way I did things, and continuing to overcome my challenges I have with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have made me a better reader and writer.
When I started third grade, I knew something was not right. I knew something was different. I no longer could read the picture books that were only a few sentences per page. I had to read books that did not have any pictures and had a few paragraphs per page. My third grade teacher realized that my reading skills were not as good as a lot of people’s reading skills in my class. I had a hard time focusing on what I was reading. I had a hard time learning new words. I would get very anger at my self a lot of times, because I could not focus on what I was reading. Books were boring to me. I did not get interested in any of the books I would read. I got very angry at myself,…

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