The advice I would give to a person diagnosed with a learning disability is that your brain works differently. Due to the difference in your brain, you will have to use accommodations and different strategies to learn.
Choosing not to use these strategies will most likely cause frustration and make learning more difficult. Metacognition refers to the process of thinking about one’s thoughts.
Metacognition means that the person will self-monitor to see if they are grasping a concept or develop strategies to learn information.Read more on themighty.com