Young Adult Leadership Council

Atira Roberson

Atira Roberson is a recent graduate of Henderson State University with a Bachelor of Arts in public administration. She will be attending graduate school to obtain her Master of Public Administration degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She wants the world to know that she is so thankful for the opportunity to serve on the Young Adult Leadership Council.. As a person with dyslexia and dyscalculia (specific learning disabilities in reading and in math), she wants to be an example to other people who have learning disabilities. Atira believes that no matter how hard things may get, you can make it through and become anything you want to be.


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IT with LD

Written by Aidan Satterwhite, NCLD Young Adult Leadership Council Member | 2 weeks ago

I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was very young. Too young to remember, in fact. Many know that life with a learning disability can be quite challenging, but those challenges have also taught me courage, humility, and perseverance.

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