The need to fit in and belong could arguably be one of humanity's most desired traits, especially for children. When you are a child with learning differences, it can be exceedingly difficult to find that sense of belonging, especially when just wearing glasses or being bad at soccer can be enough to ensure social isolation from all the other kids.
Before I was diagnosed as being gifted in some artistic and academic areas with challenges in the areas of processing speed, working and sequential memory, and number comprehension and retention (along with generalized math disabilities), I struggled socially, experienced bullying, and didn't fit in with other students my age despite having a very strong social drive. Having difficulty in my c...
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