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Video: The Journey From a Kid With Writing Issues to a Professional Writer and Speaker

By The Understood Team

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Ronnie Sidney faced a double stigma: being an African American child with learning and attention issues. His dysgraphia and ADHD made it difficult for him to write and focus. Today, Ronnie has a master’s degree in social work (MSW), is a published author, and regularly gives speeches to young kids, inspiring them to overcome their own challenges.

How did he get here? Hear the inspiring story from Ronnie himself, his supportive parents, and the special education teacher who turned his school experience around.

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