I’m sorry. You’re disabled, or your child is. Or grandchild. Or student. I’m disabled too. It sucks. On the other hand, being me isn’t so bad. And being different from other people, per se, is not so bad either. The world wouldn’t be very interesting if we were all the same, so it’s a good […]
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Most people are like Kansas, LD people are like Switzerland: Some thoughts on intelligence, tests and LD people
I am learning disabled. I also have a PhD in psychometrics. Psychometrics is the study of psychological measurement, including measurement of intelligence. So, I have thoughts on this from two angles. I’ll organize these in a list.
My friend Varda (SquashedMom) posted about language and speech and it got me thinking about language from the NLD (nonverbal learning disability) angle. Language has a lot more in it than speech – there’s a whole lot of nonverbal stuff that goes into it. And, since I have nonverbal LD, I am sensitive to that.