Ben Foss presentation at Eagle Hill-Southport

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Eagle Hill-Southport School May 7, 2013 Ben Foss

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Dyslexic author, entrepreneur, inventor, and disabilities advocate Ben Foss talks about dyslexia and his new book The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan. Ben was identified at age 8 and developed a unique approach to his disability, which he shared with people at the Eagle Hill-Southport School on Tuesday, May 7. Eagle Hill-Southport is a school for students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia.

Transcript of Ben Foss presentation at Eagle Hill-Southport

  • 1. Eagle Hill-Southport SchoolMay 7, 2013Ben Foss

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