When I was growing up in Northern Virginia, I was often found down by the creek with a fishing pole in hand or tubing the day away with friends or on my own, simply exploring nature and its offerings or playing soccer which, I loved to do. That was after school of course. Chores and homework? That could wait. […]
Some 39 years ago I was a young teenager whose outlook was bleak. It was a story that was all too familiar:
Learning disability leads to a lack of academic success, lack of academic success leads to disinterest and mediocrity, years of mediocrity leads to low self esteem, low self esteem leads to apathy towards all aspects of life.