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Monday, July 29 • 10:15am - 11:30am
A Path to Pride and Success

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Participants will be able to:
  • Summarize how evidence-based practices and strategies can empower students with disabilities
  • Describe the importance of disability identity to reduce stigma and improve student engagement and disability pride
  • List sources of mentors and role models to help students build a meaningful connection to the disability community
  • Apply strategies to support students to develop a positive identity as people with a disability

Speakers
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LeDerick Horne

Speaker, Author, SPED Education Consultant
LeDerick Horne is a poet, advocate, and co-author of the book “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success” – Released by Brookes Publishing Co.   Within this presentation, LeDerick Horne will share his own experience as a student with a learning... Read More →


Monday July 29, 2019 10:15am - 11:30am
UW Conference Center - Salon D
  • Biography A Path to Pride and Success - LeDerick Horne is a poet, advocate, and co-author of the book “Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success” – Released by Brookes Publishing Co. Within this presentation, LeDerick Horne will share his own experience as a student with a learning disability who was able to graduate from college with a BA in mathematics. LeDerick is now one of the nation’s most sought after speakers dedicated to improving the outcomes of youth with disabilities. During this family focused presentation, LeDerick will give advice to help all students develop positive identities as people with disabilities. Strategies for helping students reach their transition goals will as be shared as well as advice on helping students develop positive relationships in school and the adult world.

Attendees (8)