Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-239) and index.
Life Stories. 1. Blake Academy and the Green Arrow / Oliver Queen. 2. In the LD Bubble / Lynn Pelkey. 3. Revolution / Aaron Piziali. 4. Look in the Mirror and See What I See / Christie Jackson. 5. Trusting My Strengths / Michael Sanders. 6. Bad / Gretchen O'Connor. 7. ADHD: Window, Weapon, or Support / Joshua Green. 8. Lovelvet / Velvet Cunningham. 9. Finally Saying What I Mean / Garett Day. 10. I Will Not Succumb to Obstacles / Kevin Marshall, Jr. 11. Learning to Raise My Hand / Kelly Miskell. 12. Riding the Drug and Alcohol Train / Nelson Vee. 13. Figuring Out My World / Alison May -- Scholarly Perspectives. 14. "Skin-Deep" Learning / Lisa Delpit.
Thirteen full-length autobiographical essays written by individuals with learning disabilities about the challenges of living with their disabilities. Five essays written by educators and scholars regarding psychotherapy, minorities, and the special education classroom.