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At Eye to Eye, we empower kids with learning and attention issues on their journey from self-doubt to empowerment. Read about our program gaining momentum in schools, families, and communities across the country.

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Here’s how the college admission scandal impacted students with disabilities

Apr 30, 2019
WPIX-11 news investigates how the college admissions scandal affects students with disabilities.
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A Different Kind of Mentorship for Those That Learn Differently

Apr 18, 2019
Marcus Soutra, President of Eye to Eye joined Insight host Mark Farrell to talk about Eye to Eye’s easy-to-implement social-emotional mentoring program with transformational results.
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For students, success with learning differences means self-advocacy and finding comfort in community

Apr 17, 2019
In part three of EDNC’s series on learning differences, reporter Rupen Fofaria looks at students with learning differences and what their journeys and successes look like.
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The Legendary Alan Alda and Eye to Eye Founder David Flink Discuss Learning Differently

Apr 16, 2019
Eye to Eye’s own David Flink joins a list of prestigious changemakers including Micheal J Fox, Tina Fey, Neil Degrasse Tyson, and Marc Maron who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people.
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Learning Differences: More than a politically correct term for learning disabilities

Apr 16, 2019
In part 2 of EdNC’s series on learning differences, reporter Rupen Fofaria takes a broader look at what “learning differences” means. https://www.ednc.org/2019/04/16/more-than-just-a-pc-term-for-learning-disabilities/
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Accommodating college students on the spectrum at Temple University

Mar 26, 2019
The Temple News highlights on-campus resources available to students on the spectrum. Eye to Eye is mentioned as a resource for those with co-occurring learning and attention issues.
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Students Strike Out Stigma All the Way to Capitol Hill

Mar 21, 2019
During the month of February, chapters from coast to coast participated in a month-long competition designed to spread LD/ADHD awareness, strengthen bonds between Mentors and Mentees, and connect Eye to Eye chapter members to local and national Eye to Eye communities. As the competition came to an end, our future leaders shared their stories and advocated for the 1 in 5 in our nation’s capital.
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Our Response to the Varsity Blues Scandal

Mar 14, 2019
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Eye to Eye addresses the Varsity Blues scandal in a letter to the editor of the New York Times.
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Press Mentions, In The Press

Why The College Admissions Scandal Hurts Students With Disabilities

Mar 14, 2019
NPR’s All Things Considered Investigates the ripple effect of the college admissions scandal on students requesting accommodations.
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Boulder Valley School District’s Eye to Eye Program Inducted into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame

Feb 12, 2019
Eye to Eye’s Boulder Valley School District was selected for the honor based on the program’s commitment to mentoring and the impact of our mentoring efforts.
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Eye to Eye Community shares #Gratitude during National Mentoring Month

Feb 1, 2019
During National Mentoring Month 2019, the Eye to Eye community shared gratitude for Eye to Eye’s unique mentoring model for students identified with learning and attention issues. If you missed any of the powerful videos they shared, please check them out below. We are grateful every day that the 1 in 5 have you - our amazing community!
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Students see “Eye to Eye” with mentors

Jan 31, 2019
Eye to Eye’s University of Pittsburgh chapter is featured in The Pitt News in honor of Strike Out Stigmonth!
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Eye to Eye’s Transformative Mentorship Program Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Jan 9, 2019
Eye to Eye President, Marcus Soutra, sat down with Comcast Newsmakers host Sheila Hyland for a spotlight on how art can spark transformative mentorship for at-risk youth.
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In The Press

David Flink Expert Speaker at Happily Family Online Conference

Jan 8, 2019
Eye to Eye Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer, David Flink, was interviewed as an expert panelist at the January 2019 Happily Family Conference.
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Eye to Eye Releases 2018 Annual Report

Nov 28, 2018
This year, Eye to Eye is celebrating 20 years of unlocking greatness in our students!
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Barriers to Education — Disabilities

Nov 26, 2018
Eye to Eye President Marcus Soutra is featured as an expert in Best Colleges!
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Proving people wrong, learning to love dyslexia

Oct 16, 2018
Eye to Eye students from Temple University were featured in The Temple News!
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What Employees With ADHD Want You To Know

Oct 4, 2018
Read what people with learning differences want you to know about their ADHD in the workforce.
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Changing the Culture of Learning Disabilities and Education

Oct 1, 2018
Eye to Eye President Marcus Soutra is featured in The Epoch Times sharing his journey to being a voice for our community of the 1 in 5!
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Fostering Conversation & Self-Confidence: an Interview with Eye-to-Eye Chapter Leader Isabelle Jeppsen

Sep 28, 2018
Hobert and William Smith Chapter Leader, Isabelle, is interviewed by “The Herald”
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Article, Press Mentions, In The Press

Tips for Navigating the Workplace with a Disability

Sep 22, 2018
Eye to Eye Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer is featured in AbleThrive!
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Podcasts

“Dyslexia is our Superpower!” Podcast Featuring Marcus Soutra

Jun 13, 2018
Eye to Eye President, Marcus Soutra, was featured in Gibby Booth Jasper’s podcast, “Dyslexia is our Superpower!”
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Eye to Eye is Featured in Microsoft’s Special Education Blog

May 21, 2018
Eye to Eye is proud to be featured as a tool in Microsoft’s Special Education Blog. Learn more in a blog by Eye to Eye President Marcus Soutra!
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Advice on Important College Topics for Students With Learning Disabilities or ADHD and Their Families

May 14, 2018
Read tips from Elizabeth Hamblet on college transitions.
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Mentors advocate for students who think differently

May 14, 2018
“We get to help a group of students … understand themselves,” said Gerald Porter Jr., who served this year as a mentor from UW-Madison. “They help us understand ourselves as well. It’s very much a symbiotic relationship.”
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Forbes: 8 Top Tips for People with Learning and Attention Issues to Find Success in the Workplace

May 9, 2018
At the end of the day, successful employees in inclusive workplaces make for successful organizations, says Eye to Eye President Marcus Soutra.
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Press Mentions, In The Press, Podcasts

Episode 107: Inside Eye to Eye’s App for Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

May 8, 2018
Eye to Eye President, Marcus Soutra, is interviewed in a Tilt Parenting podcast about the Eye to Eye App: EMPOWER Different Learners and our community.
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Roanoke College senior aims to create inspiring classrooms of her own

May 5, 2018
Hannah Bear helped start Eye to Eye at Roanoke College for students with learning disabilities.
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9 Tips for Choosing a College When You Have a Learning Disability

Apr 29, 2018
Eye to Eye Alumn’Eye interviews Eye to Eye President, Marcus Soutra, on tips for choosing your perfect college.
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Eye to Eye Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer, David Flink, Recognized for Changing the World

Apr 5, 2018
David Flink is recognized in ParentMap’s article on “6 People Changing the World of Learning Differences and Special Needs “
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6 People Changing the World of Learning Differences and Special Needs


Apr 5, 2018
Eye to Eye Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer is featured in Parent Map’s article on people changing the world for students with disabilities!
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“Back-to-School Stress: Why I Believe Self-Advocacy Can Help”

Aug 2, 2016
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Eye to Eye President, Marcus Soutra, writes on “Back-to-School Stress: Why I Believe Self-Advocacy Can Help” for Understood.org
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Three Questions to Ask About College Disability Services

May 4, 2015
Students with learning disabilities must consider the accommodations and services that each university can offer. Ask these 3 questions when picking a college.
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