And again, another article pointing out that "disability" is a social construct. We all have strengths and weaknesses, and some of those get labeled a "disability" while others do not. Which weaknesses are socially stigmatized is dependent on the social context. A few hundred years ago, my severe nearsightedness would have been a debilitating disability, since effective optometry was not generally available. At the same time, "learning disabilities" did not really exist, since there was not a universal expectation of literacy and schooling. Someone who did not function well in an academic environment simply pursued other endeavors which were better suited to his/her strengths.