Make the Most of Your Learning Disability While Studying




Here is a list of study tips, resources and tools to help you master your learning disability and earn great grades! Don’t let you disability get in the way of achieving your greatest dreams!

Eat brain food such as: avocados, blueberries, nuts and salmon.

Drink at least 1-2 glasses of water a day

Drink herbal tea for relaxation and to ease the mind

Exercise to stimulate the mind and increase creativity

Get at least 8 hours of sleep a day to feel well rested

Take lots of breaks after studying for a while, then go back to it. Such as studying for an hour, then taking a short break.

Do the practice quizzes and go to all review sessions, you could also search for practice quizzes online.

Use lots of visuals: Flashcards, mind maps, concept trees, make a visual collage, outlines

Organize everything: Schedule, Calendar, Syllabus, computer, notes, test and assignment dates, thoughts, study tools,, your home, chores, clothing, etc…

Take notes and highlight in a bright colour when reading your textbook to make reading more interesting

re-write all your notes in a pretty notebook and summarize what you learned

Research topics in your class on your own: watch ted talks, you tube videos and read extra articles and  books on the subject you are studying.

Don’t leave everything until the last minute! Do a little bit of each task every night, as well a studying, to erase the need to cram and do everything in one night.

Always ask for help the minute you don’t understand something

attend all writing workshops and the writing centre, get a tutor,

Find things that will spark your memory about the content you are learning

Ask your prof if you can use a formula sheet for all your tests, quizzes and exams

Write questions and answer them from your textbook, lecture, notes, etc.

Ask for test accommodations such as more time or another more quiet area to write the test


Things To Bring To Class:


pens, highlighters

a recording pen or some kind of recording device so you can record your prof and listen to the lecture later on.

A grounding item to reduce stress: a small stone, a special coin,

healthy snack, bottled water

computer and its charger

Websites (tools)  for Studying:

course hero

study blue


talk typer

bib me: (help with citations)

ref me: (help with references)

university webinars

open study for making flashcards

google scholar

study stack


 pockeet app: (to save online articles to read later  on)

mind map maker

slide share












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