Victims Of School Failure

In this day and age learning disabilities are attracting people's attention. Many kids go through school almost in a daze not knowing exactly what is going on. At times, teachers will ignore the problem and teach the rest of the class. There is a wide variety of learning disabilities, but the most common one is Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.). Problems occurring at school are usually the reason for a diagnosis of ADD. Children with this disability experience difficulties in many skills needed for academic success. Their poor learning skills cause academic problems and under-developed social skills. Children with ADD are often mistreated.
In many cases, children with ADD feel left out ...

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different, does not seem like a disability to me.
"School has always been the only place I have felt really worthless." (Ungerleider 178.) Throughout my junior and senior year in high school, my best friend and I had three classes together. Except he only went to his classes twice a week. On the other days he would go to the special-ed class. This might seem all right to some people, but I think he was treated like an outcast. He did not have a choice in the matter that is what he had to do because he had ADD. At any rate he was still my friend and still a great person. At a younger age this method may be necessary, but in high school there should be better education for ADD students.
When kids are treated different they know there is a problem, and try to hide it. "My mom knows the secret why I do so bad in school, so stop asking me!"(Ungerleider 87.) I remember back in junior high at lunch - time there would be line of kids outside the principal's office. At the time I was ...

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