5 Stars With A Learning Disability

According to the National Center for Learning Disabilities, a learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that can make it difficult to acquire certain academic and social skills. 

For many stars, struggling with a learning difficulty -- such as ADD, ADHD, or dyslexia -- pushed them into pursuing a creative endeavor, such as acting. Several Latino and Spanish stars have struggled with a LD, and opened up about their experiences. 

From Bella Thorne to Douglas Booth, these 5 stars have spoken about growing up with a learning disability: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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