There is a speller from Belton, South Carolina named Neil Maes. He will be competing in the Scripp's National Spelling Bee at age 11. What makes him great is that he overcame being deaf to reach the national competition. He has worn Cochlear implants since he was a baby. Good luck Neil!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Disability Hero: Neil Maes
Dawn Lucan is an educator with 20 years of experience. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Temple University. I write about Special Education, school issues, themed cookbooks, and budget saving tips for families. When she is not working or writing, she enjoys swimming, cooking, and doing yoga.