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how do you feel about having a learning disorder when you get teased and bullied?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Hurt & angry: There is nothing unique about LD with respect to being teased and bullied. Any time one has a vulnerability that someone ridicules, the typical reaction is a combination of rage and shame. Many children already feel "stupid" becaise something peers do easily is hard for them; teasing just seems to affirm their fear that it's their fault, somehow. It's cruel and should not be tolerated.
Answered on Apr 14, 2016

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