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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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Eye to Eye Chief Empowerment Officer David Flink Named CNN Hero

Mar 18, 2021
Eye to Eye is incredibly proud to announce that Founder, Chief Operating Officer, and #LDProudtoBe advocate David Flink has been named a 2021 CNN Hero by CNN Worldwide. In its fourteenth year, the CNN Heroes campaign is a year-long initiative that honors everyday people for their selfless, creative efforts to help others.
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David Flink Talks Empowerment with Different & Able

Dec 2, 2020
Interviewed by Different & Able President and Founder, Alexandra Nicklas, Founder, and Chief Empowerment Officer, David Flink, discusses Eye to Eye’s mentorship program, Learning Differently 101, and his personal struggles with ADHD and dyslexia.
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Why Hiding A Disability From Coworkers May Hurt Not Help You

Jun 7, 2019
Forbes author Denise Brody speaks with Eye to Eye Diplomat Jose Matos about the positive side of disclosing a disability at work.
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Nonprofit Gives Kids a Blueprint for Working Through Learning Disabilities

Jun 7, 2019
The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights Eye to Eye’s Empower App, and our appearance on The Business of Giving with Denver Frederick.
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David Flink, Chief Empowerment Officer, and Marcus Soutra, President of Eye to Eye, Join Denver Frederick on The Business of Giving

Jun 4, 2019
David Flink and Marcus Soutra joined Denver Frederick, Host of The Business of Giving on AM 970 The Answer WNYM in New York City to discuss how Eye to Eye’s programming guides students to empowerment.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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