Beyond Classification – An Evening with Spoken-Word Poet LeDerick Horne

Tuesday, December 2, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at The W.G. Pearson Center.

This presentation provides strategies for increasing the academic performance, self-determination, and self-advocacy skills of students with disabilities. As an entrepreneur and performance poet with a learning disability who has worked as an advocate on the national, state and local level, LeDerick Horne provides a unique perspective on education reform and issues related to creating a more equitable society. This emotionally stirring talk is filled with moving verses and empowering information that will prepare the audience to challenge stereotypes, rethink pedagogy and improve the lives of people with disabilities.

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