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I'm Neurodiverse: Intellectually Gifted, with a High IQ ๐Ÿง 

Grade school was a real struggle for me.

I faced challenges with reading; unfortunately, there wasn't much understanding of different learning styles back then.

Both children and teachers treated me as if I were dumb, and it deeply affected my self-esteem ๐Ÿ˜”

Little did I know that the truth was quite the opposite - I'm neurodiverse, intellectually gifted, and have a high IQ.

It's essential to remember that a high IQ doesn't shield an individual from learning difficulties or disabilities.

Learning disabilities are neurological conditions that can impact how a person learns and processes information, but they are not related to intelligence ๐Ÿ’ฏ

In my case, I discovered that I had a learning disability, and this realization was liberating.

I found out that conditions like dyslexia, dyscalculia, and ADHD can affect various aspects of learning and cognition, even if you have a high IQ.

But here's what I want everyone to know - having a learning disability doesn't mean you are unintelligent or incapable of success.

With the right support and accommodations, you can still achieve your goals and shine in your areas of strength ๐Ÿ‰

I'm sharing this deeply personal experience to encourage anyone who might be facing or has faced a similar situation - you are not alone, and you are definitely not dumb.

Don't let others define who you are. There are diverse ways of learning and absorbing information, and you might have a unique way of doing so.

Believe in yourself because the power to overcome obstacles lies within YOU ๐Ÿ”ฅ

And for those that are not have learning disabilities, I do hope that posts like this encourage you to step up your game in making sure that those like me have a place next to you at the table. We bring a lot to it! ๐Ÿ’š

What are your thoughts on this? Have you faced any similar challenges in your journey?

Let's support each other and grow together!

#neurodiverse #story #avagasso

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