Tom's Dyslexia In School

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According to Tom, school was not his strong suit and as such he was held back a year in second grade. Despite his struggles in reading and writing and being held back a year, Tom was never officially diagnosed with dyslexia within the school system. As a child, one of the main indications that he had dyslexia was his persistence in regards to spelling his name Mot. However, even with this indication there was not much support from the school system or family in regards to helping Tom to learn despite the challenges he was (and still is) facing. He was never pulled out of the classroom to receive special education support and fully participated in the general education classroom. As a result of this, Tom said that he kept his head down and
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