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Disability Experiences

Disability Specific: Learning Disabilities

Disability Experiences provides a place for you to express information about yourself, your experiences, stories, poetry, art, music, dance, advice or other creative writing. This collection of writings and websites have been submitted by our community or link to websites that share the personal disability experiences of people with disabilities. This section offers individuals a chance to experience other's ideas and thoughts. Also, if you wish to submit your own writing or website, please click on our Personal Experiences Form or Share Your Knowledge.

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New Sign First Person - Advice About Being an LD Student by Caitlin Callahan This personal experience is an article on LD Online and is by a young person who tells of her experiences and solutions to problems experienced as a student.

New Sign First Person - Robert Rauschenberg by Robert Rauschenberg. This personal experience is on the website LD Online and is by the artist, Robert Rauschenberg, whose works are included in major museums all over the world and every important international collection of contemporary art. Rauschenberg had dyslexia, a reading disability that made school very difficult for him. He tells of his education, his life and his work. Rauschenberg died in 2008, but his foundation works on to assist others with dyslexia and other interests of the artist such as medical research, education, the environment, the homeless, world hunger and global enhancement of the arts.

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