“Having an IEP (Individual Education Plan) does not mean that a child is not smart…These kids often just learn in a different way from how schools teach…But you know what? Some of the most successful people of all time also struggled with learning disabilities. Albert Einstein and Leonardo Da Vinci, to name just a couple. Both of these people left a mark on the world and have given us such great gifts. Pretty good company to keep, I’d say.”
Joanna Myers is a mother, has a degree in Child Studies and currently works as a Child Care Teacher. She wrote a great blog for Huffpost about the many misconceptions surrounding children with learning disabilities.
Read the full version of the blog here.