Barbara Arrowsmith Young’s moving article about Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Barbara explains so well how it feels to be living with a learning difficulty – please click on the link and read it. And how fortunate are we that she wasn’t successful in her suicide attempts and went on to develop the cognitive improvement exercises that allow Simon and the many other Arrowsmith students to become the people they were meant to be. They can overcome their learning difficulties and all the issues associated with them thanks to Barbara.

 

 

In honour of Bell Let’s Talk Day today, intended to open up the communication channels for people struggling with mental health challenges, we’re reposting Barbara Arrowsmith Young’s article linking learning disabilities to mental health difficulties. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/…/canadian-mental-health-week_…

Our discussion of learning disabilities is a mental health issue. I was born with severe learning disabilities. By my twenties I had tried to commit suicide more…
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