Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD

NORMAL ISN’T REAL is a series of 4 mini documentary-style videos featuring successful young adults sharing their stories of coming to terms with their LD and ADHD issues. These candid portraits take the viewer into the subjects' daily lives; showcasing their talents, venting their frustrations, and employing the strategies they use to manage their challenges and utilize their strengths.

Viewers leave equipped with insights and tools they might adapt to their own lives, and a large dose of inspiration.

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“Simply brilliant. Showing students with learning challenges and their families what success can look like in the future is genius. It shifted the conversation from one focused on frustration to one focused on hope.”

Shelly Bayer - Ed.D South Dakota State University

“A whole curriculum could be built around each of these profiles- there is so much to learn from them.”

LDA Audience Member


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“As a parent, it gave us hope and insight into how our son might be feeling. For our son, it showed him people with learning issues like him that had successful lives.”

Parent- Utah Screening

“This film will change attitudes and empower many!"

Arlyn Roffman, PhD- Professor Emeritus of Special Education at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a licensed psychologist




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