Sunday, May 1, 2011
HEADSTRONG: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia and ADHD
Ben Foss was pushed to a breaking point in law school and he became depressed. He started talking openly about his Dyslexia which helped, and he ended up completing Business School and Law School at Stanford.
Stephanie May was diagnosed with ADHD; she has trouble with information retrieval, speed, and accuracy. She brings a letter of disclosure to her college professors so they are legally obligated to provide special accommodations for her.
Jason Shiver struggles to make it in high school. He is coming up with a plan to become more independent and cope better with his Learning Disabilities, such as using speech software on computers, and taking exams in a separate room so he can read the exam questions aloud.