It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Dyslexia Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-04-2002, 06:51 AM   #1
Junior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Texas USA
Posts: 49
Michael _aka_Sparky HB User
Question Any One Else With ADD & DYSLEXIA???

I grew up with BOTH ADD & Dyslexia. I had such a difficult time through school. But I made it. My biggest test/challenge came in 1984 when I went through the Fire Academy to become a Firefighter/EMT. I WANTED this job. I had to work very hard to concentrate on my studies. Trying to sit still long enough to finish even one chapter. Or to read my books and interpret what I've just read Correctly. Hands On skills training was great. No problem there. The written test however, nearly took their toll on me.
I am happy to say, I'm just short of 19 years with the Fire Dept.
Just curious if any one has had to deal with this.
Thanks,

Sparky http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/cool.gif

 
Old 09-20-2002, 03:36 AM   #2
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 9
UpzanDownz HB User
Post

I have ADD and "mild dyslexia".
Not quite sure what they mean by this, other than the fact that it's mostly I have problems with switching numbers around and reversing 1 or 2 letters in a word when writing it.
__________________
-Destiny

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
ADD or maybe Dyslexia? LonelyGuitar275 Dyslexia 3 01-20-2010 11:39 PM
ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia all the same thing Catholic_dad Dyslexia 7 03-02-2008 09:22 PM
Good reader but dyslexic? or something else? lovingsam Dyslexia 6 05-29-2007 10:41 PM
Schools & Dyslexia??!!?? ozzybug Dyslexia 15 05-18-2007 03:27 PM
dyslexia - severe in 6.5 yo monkey3 Dyslexia 3 01-07-2007 12:46 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Catholic_dad (1), brian79 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (670), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:06 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!