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Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

Top five features stories of 2022

TKC Staff December 22, 2022

TKC believes everyone has a story, and our staff is here to tell them. From honest accounts of daily struggle, to inspirational stories of those who never give up on their goals, here are the top five...

A common 504 plan accommodation is time and a half, or an extra 50% of the original time on tests.

504 Plans, explained

Owen Spiegel, features + in-depth editor November 28, 2022

I’ve been hearing about this thing called a “504 plan.” What is it? A 504 plan provides accommodations to students with disabilities. It is a legal document that has to be enforced, and a teacher...

Selma Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in early elementary school.

A better plan for learning

Natalie Bednarski, news writer November 17, 2022

Selma Dahms has dealt with a learning disability her whole life.  Dahms, junior, said she was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD in early elementary school. She said getting this diagnosis helped her receive...

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.

The Brain Issue: Breaking down learning disabilities

Megan Cleveland, editor-in-chief November 11, 2019
According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, learning disabilities are neurologically based processing challenges. Such problems can interfere with learning skills such as reading, writing and math, and higher-level skills such as organization, time management, abstract reasoning and long or short term memory and attention.
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