The Dragonfly Forest

They have been given names such as devil’s darning needle, ear sewer, horse stinger, skeeter hawk, and the snake’s servant. Actually, Dragonflies are beneficial, peaceful, and stunning. You are a Dragonfly if you are: ADD/ADHD, dyslexic, dysgraphic, Asperger’s, NLVD, autistic…

Monday, June 10, 2013

Motivational Monday: Patricia Polacco Author and Illustrator with a Learning Disability

Don't ever let a learning disability stop you... EVER!  Patricia Polacco did not learn how to read until she was 14 years old but that did not stop her from achieving her dreams.  She is an author and illustrator. Patricia Palacco talks about learning disability Some of her books include: Thank You, Mr. Falker, Thunder Cake, Bully, Just in Time Abraham Lincoln, The Keeping Quilt, and many many more!  

Here is a great video of her talking to elementary students about wishes, friendships, and what it was like being a student with a learning disability.  Very inspiring!!  

Here's her link to her website as well: