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Manage Your Learning Disability
Ensure Your Surroundings
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|Camera view of Dr. Brett Miller.
BANNER: Brett Miller, Ph.D. Child Development and Behavior Branch, NICHD
|Dr. Brett Miller: Being able to work with your employer—work with your school in order to, you know, have the resources necessary so that you can optimally achieve are going to be some of the key things that’ll allow you to make transitions.|
|(Edit/camera cut) Dr. Miller on camera.||Dr. Miller: And so, for—particularly for individuals that might need greater supports, we would want to think about ways of continuing to structure the environment so that it facilitates their ability to succeed.|
|(Edit/camera cut) Dr. Miller on camera.||Dr. Miller: So we do it in software development; you can do it in terms of design for your office; you can do it in a range of ways. And—but the more general point of this is that—you know, thinking about the supports that you need over time in order to succeed—and that this is likely to be something that you’re going to need to think about over your life course.|
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