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    I've struggled my whole life with the disability but I'm ambitious and optimistic to keep going and working as best I can.

    The thing is I'm unsure if being a director/ film maker would be a good fit. I've done other things that wasted so much of my time. I absolutely adore films, theatre, acting industry. Biggest animal lover and want to make a difference. Unsure if my skills would fit director. Acting is out of the question because it wasn't going nowhere. My IQ came out I had strong verbal skills and my visual/processing was low.

    I'm of cause willing to work at the bottom. Anyone else with a learning disability have a career and had same challenges?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I've struggled my whole life with the disability but I'm ambitious and optimistic to keep going and working as best I can.

    The thing is I'm unsure if being a director/ film maker would be a good fit. I've done other things that wasted so much of my time. I absolutely adore films, theatre, acting industry. Biggest animal lover and want to make a difference. Unsure if my skills would fit director. Acting is out of the question because it wasn't going nowhere. My IQ came out I had strong verbal skills and my visual/processing was low.

    I'm of cause willing to work at the bottom. Anyone else with a learning disability have a career and had same challenges?
    Don't let your dyspraxia entirely dictate your career choice, if you didnt have it would you choose film? if so then go for it Sorry to hear you're struggling, but it's great you're still ambitious and optimistic, it took me years to accept my dyspraxia and be optimistic with it. I read so many things about dyspraxics being creative people (although i m very logical, although brilliant at problem solving though i dont always agree with that) and it could be a good use of those skills.
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    I'm sure it wouldn't stop you. Obviously there are different levels of any disability, so it would depend on how it affects you individually. There are firemen, police officers, train drivers etc. with Dyspraxia and similar learning disabilities.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Don't let your dyspraxia entirely dictate your career choice, if you didnt have it would you choose film? if so then go for it Sorry to hear you're struggling, but it's great you're still ambitious and optimistic, it took me years to accept my dyspraxia and be optimistic with it. I read so many things about dyspraxics being creative people (although i m very logical, although brilliant at problem solving though i dont always agree with that) and it could be a good use of those skills.
    Thanks for the your lovely comment and good luck in to you

    I would defiantly choose this field because after trying many things. It's the right choice even though I may struggle because of my dyspraxia and visual processing. With the creativity I have, the drive, I can go far hopefully.
    Just keep going I guess
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    (Original post by James255)
    I'm sure it wouldn't stop you. Obviously there are different levels of any disability, so it would depend on how it affects you individually. There are firemen, police officers, train drivers etc. with Dyspraxia and similar learning disabilities.
    Thanks

    There's many theses days even though it's different for anyone with learning disability. I believe there's a lot of actors, singers, artists too
 
 
 
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