learning disability

  • Livestream AMA: Join SDN as we welcome Dr. John Ligon, a Pediatric Oncologist with the National Cancer Institute on May 11th at 8:00 PM Eastern. Register now!
  1. lovingnj7

    What schools cater to traditional learners?

    The medical school in which I’m currently earning a graduate degree in has recently transitioned to an active/team based learning curriculum. They no longer hold lectures, and students end up purchasing lecture series from other institutions. I am open to more active learning, but I need...
  2. S

    Next Steps - requirements for different states

    I am a 2017 graduate with my Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. For the past year and a half, I have been working as a rehabilitation technician with ATI Physical Therapy. I am extremely interested in Physical Therapy and would like to continue my development in that field. However, during my...
  3. TheTortoise

    Med student at Top 20 with learning disabilities - AMA!

    Hi everyone, I don't see much talk about how to win at the premed and med school game for students with learning disabilities so I'd like to offer my advice for anyone interested. I have dyslexia, dysgraphia, and auditory processing disorder. Wasn't impressive in high school, went to an...
  4. ifJDwasagirl

    MD & DO WOLF PACC for live USMLE prep? Plz send help

    hello SDN - I'm new to the site & I need advice! I want to do a live USMLE prep during the summer between M1 & M2 years (Current MS1 at an allopathic school). The WolfPacc program was recommended to me, but then I read a bunch of reviews that seemed fake (both good & bad) & now I'm worried...
  5. K

    Lost my faith in the MCAT after certain discoveries.

    Let me explain the background regarding the title. (And if anyone e (or the Mods) knows a better place this thread should be, let me know. Just don't delete it without letting me know) (This will get long, so bear with me if you can - no judgement if you don't) I graduated HS with a 2.7...
  6. K

    Dismissed from dental school-reapplying

    I was dismissed from dental school after having to repeat the first year. I believe I have grounds to fight this decision in court but am worried how it would affect my chances when reapplying. I was having difficulty during my first year academically,but was excelling in lab and clinic. I was...
  7. T

    Taking the DAT with a learning disability and ADHD

    Hello folks! I've been lurking for a while and hopefully this post will help out any pre-dent students on here that are in a similar situation. This past Friday, I took the DAT and ended up doing pretty well. I started studying in late May with DAT/Math Destroyer, DAT Bootcamp, and Chad's...
  8. doc4kids93

    Recently diagnosed with ADD. Now what?

    I'm in my senior year of undergrad and throughout college I had been constantly struggling with being distracted. Even when I put away my electronics and only had a pen, notebook and textbook, I would daydream (sometimes for 10 minutes at a time). My friend suggested I might have ADHD (I'm also...
  9. LindaAccepted

    Medical Disclosing a Learning Disability

    The center’s director will often determine the accommodation that’s best for you. Learning disabilities such as dyslexia or ADHD fall under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Those laws assure you of your right to obtain reasonable accommodation for...