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great news!!!

ld/add pride online has a brand new chat room! it is easier to use, free of advertising and much more attractive. hope you enjoy it.

what's your question?

what is ld pride's chat support group all about?
what guidelines do i need to follow while in the chat room?
how do i chat?
when do chats take place?  

i have already read this page. how do i get into the chat room?

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what is ld pride's chat support group all about?

ld prides "live chat support group" is a time for you to give and receive online support about your ld/add or deaf-ld.

some topics you might wish to discuss could include:

coping with ld/add in the workplace
the frustration of not understanding
feeling left out
coping with ld/add in college
coping with ld/add in high school
getting accommodations
the americans with disabilities act
getting diagnosed. what was it like for you?
technology that helps
making and keeping friends

how to help other people understand your ld/add
ld/add services. what do you need?
is ld/add a gift or a disorder?
what is ld/add pride and how do you get it?


what guidelines do i need to follow while in the chat room?

for you own safety and privacy you may wish to keep your name, address and email private. when you log into the chat room use a nick name to protect your identity.

please remember your netiquette...


how do i chat?

ld pride online has a brand new chat room! it is easier to use, free of advertising and much more attractive. in order to chat you will need to have a java enabled browser.  if you are unsure whether your browser supports java, the easiest way to find out is to try to load the chat room. if you have java, the chat room will load. if not, you will see a message informing you that your browser is not java enabled.

once the chat window appears please do the following:

1. go to the chat room
2. enter a nick name for yourself into the text field provided (other fields are not required).
3. click the connect button and wait for the chat room to load.

you are now in the chat room!

you will see other chatters in the window to your right. if there are no names listed, nobody is there to chat.

to sent a message:

1. type your message in the text box at the bottom of the chat window
2. press the "return" or "enter" key on your keyboard. 

now have a great chat!


when do chats take place

the chat room is open 24 hours a day, so please feel free to chat anytime you wish.