My Dyslexia And Learning

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I had a very hard time learning when I was in school. I have dyslexia and learning has not been easy for me. I would study for hours only to learn that I hadn 't retained anything. I was tested and put into a special needs classroom. I have struggled with dyslexia all my life but over the years I have learned how to read and better comprehend information. I have done a lot of research of what dyslexia is. Here is some valuable information that I had found about dyslexia.
According to David Perstein, MD, MBA, FAAP , "Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically
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The test tests the following; social (interpersonal), spatial, musical, self (intrapersonal), nature (naturalist), language (linguistic), body movement (kinestic) and logic/math to find out the type of intelligence is strongest in a person. According to the Literacynet.org website, it says "This form can help you determine which intelligences are strongest for you ." The test results show that I scored the highest on being social. The test results that showed that I have social intelligence said "You like to develop ideas and learn from other people. You have good social skill. Effective techniques for enhancing your learning social intelligence include taking part in group discussions or discussing a topic one-to-one with another person." I agree with this because I enjoy to spending time with people and learning how they see the world. I really like to know what people are thinking. Being social helps me to remember things because I am hearing people talk. Since I am an auditory learner this helps me a lot. I scored the second highest on spatial. The test said results for spatial said "You remember things visually, including exact sizes and shapes of objects. You like posters, charts, and graphics. You like any kind of visual clues. You enjoy drawing." I agree that I have spatial intelligence because I can remember things if I can see. Things that I can see I have a better understanding of the …show more content…
I am going to start recording all of my notes and listening to them in the car and when I am falling asleep at night. I am going to start recording when I am in class so hopefully, I will not forget anything that the instructor had given out that was important. I am going to spend more time reading and taking notes because when I see and write it, it will help me retain the information longer. Now that I have completed these assessments and learned the best ways for me to learn I know that dyslexia will not get me down any longer. It is all about getting the right tools and resources to help us so we can learn and go farther in life. I have suffered from depression because I have felt stupid at times in my life and I didn 't understand why I couldn 't learn or retain anything but now I know that I have the knowledge of knowing how I learn I can succeed in college. I wish when I was in school that the schools would have used these test. I could have had it easier in school if I only knew how I needed to study. Learning is a process and we all learn differently. We all are unique and special because God created each of us differently and with different learning styles.
The two assessment both showed me that I am a visual and an auditory learner. I was impressed that both of them gave the same results.The test was easy to take and understand. I highly recommend them to anyone that wants to know the

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