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Obstacles to School Success

What major obstacles (such as personal, professional, academic) will you need to overcome in order to be successful in school? What are some ways you might work around these challenges?

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1. What major obstacles (such as personal, professional, academic) will you need to overcome in order to be successful in school? What are some ways you might work around these challenges?

This is very personal and subjective, so each of us will our unique learning challenges and barriers to identify and deal with, but let's look at some common themes to get you started.

At the personal and academic level, "It is widely recognized that social, emotional, and physical health deficits and other persistent barriers to learning must be addressed if students are to benefit appropriately from their schooling." (UCLA School Mental Health Project Website, 2006). Personal 'academic' barriers to learning might be LD, dyslexia, and ADD/ADHD or ...

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Discussion on the major obstacles (such as personal, professional, academic) that need to be overcome in order to be successful in school, and some ways to work around these challenges.

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