Dyslexia, My Life: One Man's Story of Life with a Learning Disability

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The book DYSLEXIA MY LIFE has fairly large-size print and is packed full of emotion, drama, helpful tips, surprise and inspiration. It is told in the matter-of-fact tone of someone who has lived through quite extraordinary events without realizing they are anything out of ordinary. Besides being an engaging personal story, the book provides quite an education regarding the profound effects of dyslexia on a persons educational, social and emotional experiences.

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DYSLEXIA MY LIFE - one man's story of his life with a learning disability. In elementary school Girard Sagmiller was diagnosed as mentally retarded by his teacher and school administrators, who recommended that his family institutionalize him. In reality he suffered from dyslexia, which can affect speech, reading, time perception, and can slow learning in some subjects. In his book, DYSLEXIA MY LIFE, Girard Sagmiller discusses his struggles to overcome the ignorance and prejudice of his friends, family and society in general, to succeed in school (getting his MBA), business and life.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780964308718
  • Publisher: DML - Doubting Thomas Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Edition description: An Autobiography
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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Excerpted from Dyslexia My Life by Gigi Lane and Girard Sagmiller. Copyright © 3159. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved This is a list of the top 18 excerpts from my book, DYSLEXIA MY LIFE. that a group of learning disability students in high school pulled from my book. The kids carry these quotations with them to read at any time when things seem to get difficult.

1."What I kept, I lost; what I spent, I had, and what I gave, I have."
2.The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others."-Jon Locke
3."You have a great job. Each day you can make a difference in someone's life and that difference could change the world tomorrow, for good or bad. Most people spend their lives in a job that makes other people financially wealthier."
4."Every difficulty scrambled over will be a ghost to disturb your leisure later on."
5."A law of nature rules that energy cannot be destroyed. You change its form from coal to steam, from steam to power in the turbine, but you do not destroy energy. In the same way, another law governs human activity and rules that honest effort cannot be lost, but that some day the proper benefits will be forthcoming."
6."It is much easier to be critical than to be correct"
7."The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil."
8."Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well."
9."Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal, it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it."
10."The best education in the world is that by struggling to get a living."
11."Too many people have limitations set for them by school teachers, friends, spouses, co-workers, and even themselves. These limitations stop them from doing what they really want to do in life. It is easier to think of a limitation or reason not to do something that to try. The hardest part is to overcome one's thinking."
12."I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike."
13."Our strength grows out of our weakness."
14."When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudice, and motivated by pride and vanity."
15."If you try and you fail, what's the worst thing that will happen to you? They can't take away your birthday."
16."Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient will we should always have sufficient means. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible."
17."The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak."
18."Those who have grown up with dyslexia, without being aware of the nature of their dysfunction, need understanding, both of themselves and others. They may need to learn to appreciate themselves so that they look beyond their limitations and exploit their strength as an adult. Dyslexia is a disability, and to overcome you must do.

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