Adam W. is a 13-year-old eighth grader in New York City. When Adam is not studying incessantly, Adam is drawing and writing for his cartoon blog, ALW Comics: alwcomics.blogspot.com, or practicing Taekwondo as a 3rd degree red belt. Adam also enjoys writing in the third person, because it raises his own feeling of self importance.
Last week, we published a blog post by Alina Adams entitled "Why I Wouldn't Let My Son Be Labeled Special Needs." The post, which explained why Alina declined to sign Adam up for special benefits at…school that he qualified for due to an Auditory Processing Disorder, sparked a lively debate on Kveller. Many readers were interested to hear her son's point of view on the matter, so here is a letter from 13-year-old Adam himself. Hello Kveller readers, I, Adam, will now offer my own opinion on my mother’s most recent… >> Read More