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A Reading Disability

By , Rochester, NY
Here are question that I want you to think about before you read this article. How would you feel if you were in high school and can only read 2nd grade level? You feel very sad and all the time that you have to cry you to sleep because I did the past 10 year of my life. You think what your future going to be if you can’t read? I have a disability of reading and begin when I was five year old. No one in my family has this program of reading. My sister and my brother are so lucky that they don’t have anything wrong with them I feel like I make my parents sad and worried about me. I don’t want them to be worried about me all the time. Today I had a meeting for me about 9th Annual Review meeting. In the meet Mrs. Hanna was talk about reading level that I’m can read 2nd grade level. She said I need to go backwards 80% to have a summer reading program with the school. Than my mom Mary Ellen said “Michele can only can read 2nd grade level” than my mom voice made me cry in the meeting. I hate crying in front of people and my mom knew when I was going to. It all begin when all the teacher said some things good at me, but at the end of the meeting than Mrs. Hanna talk about my reading level, that just break my heart by cry out in the meeting. I know that my reading is going up because Mrs. Head is my reading teacher and we do great leap program. It really helps but I don’t want to not have a reading program this summer or I may get worse again. I have work so hard to make my reading better and I feel so afraid that it will be all for nothing if I can’t get help this summer. Just because I am doing better it doesn’t mean that I still need help. I am not one of those kids who don’t do my work. I try so hard and want to get better with my reading. I don’t know if I would make it to college. I don’t under stand why the school is not going to give me help this summer?





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I care said...
Mar. 7, 2011 at 7:36 am
What a wonderful article expressing your feelings!  I think you are very brave and hard working.  With your attitude you will go very far in life! Keep on writing-you have a gift!
 
Dreamerwriter replied...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 6:56 am
Thank you for your comment and I'm going to keep on writing
 
Dreamerwriter said...
Mar. 7, 2011 at 7:31 am
I do believe you and I'm going to get my reading up there soon. I will keep on trying in till when I get there. Thank you for your comment and make me feel good about my self.
 
Daredare said...
Feb. 19, 2011 at 5:36 pm
You may not believe me, but I know how you must feel. I used to be dyslexic, and couldn't read at all, or do math, or anything. But I worked through it. I worked as hard as I could, and eventually, I got there. Now I can read and write and solve math problems. I think I read a little differently than others, but I can still read. Trust me, if you keep on working and trying, you'll get there. 
 
anonymous said...
Feb. 19, 2011 at 9:10 am
I'm sorry for the situation with your school, I hope you manage to get some help. I would like to say you have written an incredibly powerful article though. It isn't grammatically perfect but you have a great ability to express yourself.
 
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