Will Marsh is an advocate who works with students with dyslexia and other learning and attention issues to recognize their strengths and work on their weaknesses. Will knows the struggles and triumphs of dyslexia as he also has dyslexia. Will’s advocacy started in 6th grade as he realized the need to be a self-advocate for his needs to be successful in the classroom. Soon, advocating became his passion. Understanding schools haven’t changed since he discovered his dyslexia in 3rd grade, he founded Spotlight on Dyslexia™, a conference on dyslexia for parents, educators, and students. Since then, the conference has been presented by Learning Ally for the past three years, allowing hundreds of families and educators to gain crucial knowledge on dyslexia. Will is currently studying Political Science and Education with a focus in Special Education at Saint Joseph’s University.
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