(This isn't an essay. I didn't provide evidence nor support of my claim. There are a plethora of scholarly articles on 'learning disabilites stigma' if you like to know more.)
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The difference between when my sister went to special ed and the 7 years later when my brother did were astronomical. My sister got teased about it until she "ran into" the kid who made fun of her but no one ever said anything to my brother. So while it's still an issue, I think it is getting better for the kids.
As an adult you have the Americans with Disabilities act to back you up. If anyone in the workplace gives you problems DEFINITELY bring it up to your boss using key words like: Federal law, federal legislation, federal investigation, and lawsuit.2
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