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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceTeaching · 1 month ago

Do I have an intellectual disability?

I had a TA (teaching assistant) helping me do the work sitting next to me in most of my lessons in school. This really annoyed me and I just wanted to be left alone like the rest of the class. I didn't feel like I needed a TA. Do I have an intellectual disability?

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You need to see a mental health professional 

  • 1 month ago

    We cannot possibly know. But TAs can be assigned to students who have recently arrived from another country and are not yet fluent in English; or who missed out on some part of their education perhaps through illness or a family crisis; or who simply seemed to be having difficulty.

    As this appears to be in the past, and assuming you graduated like everyone else, why obsess about it?

  • MS
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    We don't know.  There could be a number of reasons you had a TA - intellectual disability, learning disability, physical disability, etc.  Without knowing any test results or diagnoses, we can't tell you what disability you may or may not have or why you had a TA.

  • 1 month ago

    without proper testing, we have no way to know

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