5 Misconceptions about Learning Differences

PBS NEWSHOUR

Five Misconceptions about Learning Differences

By: Jason Kane

In the classroom, it starts simply — sometimes with a struggle to sound out simple words; sometimes with trouble telling time, memorizing the times tables or learning left from right. It often ends simply, too: with a troubling statistic. One in five of the American students identified as having a learning disability will walk away from their education. That’s compared to a dropout rate of 8 percent in the general population... (Read More).