The following graduates have shared their stories in an attempt to encourage others to become partners in equity, so that more youth with LDs can fulfill their potential and contribute their talents to Canada's future. Many were told that they didn't have the academic or career potential to obtain a technical, professional or managerial career. Yet, all were able to overcome negative predictions to achieve academic and career success.
Organizational Development Training Specialist
Artist and Owner, Step Ahead Graphics
Special Education Teacher
High-School Science Teacher
Ph.D. Candidate, and former Assistant Dean of Center on Disabilities Student Life and Director of Disability Support Services at an Ivy League University
Graduate Student, London School of Economics
Television Commercial Producer
Coordinator of Educational Projects
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Profiles written by Jayne Greene-Black with assistance from Ashley Cox and Abtin Aminzabeh Dezfuli. Photography by Dr. Bryan Phillips.
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