Man with 5 major learning disabilities gets doctorate degree

Man with 5 major learning disabilities gets doctorate degree

- A man with multiple learning disabilities has successfully graduated with a PhD from the Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware

- He is reported to have been bullied several times due to his disabilities

- The Dr wrote a book on his life story titled In A Class Called Special.

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Dr Isaiah L. White was been diagnosed with multiple learning disabilities and had to endure timeless accounts of mockery but has now graduated with a doctorate degree.

He was awarded his degree at the Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware.

The doctor is reported by BlackNews.com to have dyslexia, dyscalculia, audio processing disorder, visual impairment, comprehension weakness, and among others. Due to his numerous incapabilities, Isaiah has had to suffer in the hands of bullies including his own teachers.

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Dr White's experiences have been so grim that he took the time to write an entire book on his life, which has been widely read by many people. It is reported that some of his teachers called him 'nothing' due to his condition.

His book was titled In A Class Called Special in which Dr White took the opportunity to explain the rather appalling experiences he had to endure due to his condition.

In the book, he explained that due to his disabilities, he had 7th-grade level in some of his subjects and 5th-grade level in others when he graduated from high school.

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He went on to reveal that he had to sit for a specific math remedial 12 different times and had to even take a while before he went into college.

Dr White also recounted several times when he had to be on academic probation and suspension.

The GPA's he stated he had, lend credence to the fact that he has truly struggled through school. From community college to Bachelors degree to Master's and Doctorate, he has had 2.3, 2.9, 3.0 and 3.67 respectively.

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The story of Dr Isaiah L. White shows that everything is possible to anyone who chooses to pursue their dreams with relentless determination.

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Driving huge commuter buses is a male-dominated area as it involves intense stress and effort. Nana Agyeman has proven with her courage that it is possible for ladies to flood the job area too.

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