Learned Helplessness is a fascinating condition. In essence, Learned Helplessness is a condition in which one comes to believe that one is completely helpless in a situation, even when one is not. For some with learning differences, Learned Helplessness presents a significant challenge to goal attainment. For these individuals, the very fact that they have a learning difference represents sufficient proof that they are helpless to overcome many of the challenges that their learning difference may present. So, a critical challenge is to help a person with learning differences understand that they have agency. In psychology, a “sense of agency” or one’s sense of control, is an individual’s sense of what they can do and what they think they can do. What do you think?