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Vote for my SXSWedu Presentation: What Invasive Species Taught Me About Dyslexia

I submitted a presentation proposal for the SXSWedu 2013 conference, that will be held from March 4-7 in Austin, Texas. I’ll talk about how I use technology to work with my dyslexia and use my strengths to help others and our native ecosystem at the same time.

Since SXSWedu takes into account public voting in their PanelPicker tool to determine what presentations to choose for their conference, I hope that you’ll vote for my presentation! 🙂 Voting ends on October 5.

Presentation Abstract

The Giant Reed and Elephant Ear. It was a lot easier to take down these invasive species than to read about them. I longed to battle these exotic plants in nature than confront them on the printed page, where they had the advantage. Rather than give them the upper leaf, I embraced technology to discover more about my opponents and learn how to defeat them.

Join me as I share my journey as Commander Ben, The Invasive Hunter, and describe the tools and techniques I use to protect my native ecosystem and tackle my dyslexia.

It’s been a hard path, but I’ve learned to work with my dyslexia and use my strengths and unique teaching style to help others and our native ecosystem at the same time. I’ll share with you new ways to help your dyslexic students, so they can become Invasive Hunters both on and off the printed page!

Thanks a bunch! 🙂

Be sure to visit the Dyslexia page of my blog to read my posts about dyslexia including:

Your friend,
Ben

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