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Adults Who Live With Learning Disabilities

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Adults Who Live With Learning Disabilities

Adults Who Live With Learning Disabilities

Adults Who Live With Learning Disabilities

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We usually think of learning disabilities as issues for children. But that's not the whole story. Learning disabilities don't go away as people grow older. They present a new set of challenges for living in an adult world. We discuss how adults live with learning disabilities.

Guests:

Glenn Young, learning disabilities impacted his life from childhood to adulthood; consultant and advocate for low-income adults with learning disabilities

Arlyn Roffman, professor of Special Education at Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts; author, Meeting the Challenges of Learning Disabilities in Adulthood

Henry Winkler, actor, writer and producer; diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult; created children's book series about a fourth-grader named Hank Zipzer who has dyslexia.