With the advances in medicine and technology, children are more likely to be diagnosed with a learning disability today than 20 or 30 years ago. Back when Whoopi Goldberg was a young girl, she found herself struggling in school. Overwhelmed with frustration, the future Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award-winning actress ended up dropping out of high school. Years later, Goldberg was diagnosed with dyslexia. “I knew I wasn’t stupid, and I knew I wasn’t dumb,” Goldberg said.