In just a few weeks, Jocelyn Hanrath, a soccer goalie with an eye on the Olympics, will graduate from her hometown high school in Salt Lake City with a 3.7 GPA. This fall, she will enroll in college in Washington state to pursue a degree in sports management and complete an internship with the Seattle Reign, a professional women’s soccer team. Earlier this spring, Jocelyn was awarded the 2016 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
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Dean Bragonier, Founder and Executive Dyslexic of NoticeAblitiy, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a dyslexic-specific middle school curriculum, spent the summer swimming around Martha's Vineyard to raise funds for the nonprofit. We recently caught up with him to ask a few questions about the experience and his work as a whole. Check out the full interview below:
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Yesterday marked the last day of an incredible journey. Dean Bragonier, a valued member of the New Profit community and founder of NoticeAbility, spent this summer swimming 50 miles around Martha's Vineyard to raise awareness for Dyslexia. Bragonier, a dyslexic himself, is dedicated to raising awareness of dyslexia and those who have it. His latest effort in this area takes the form of the new organization NoticeAbility, a nonprofit that creates dyslexic-friendly learning tools for middle school-aged children.
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Starting tomorrow, the Reimagine Learning Fund network will convene for two days in Boston at a major moment of inflection for the group's mission.
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