‚ÄčJake Sage is a young student with immense potential both in and outside of the classroom. At a young age, he was aware of his dyslexia due to his struggles to keep up with his peers. However, he has decided that instead of feeling sorry for himself, he was going to do something about it. With the recognition that he just has to work harder than others, he is able to excel in all his classes with the help of a little extra practice and useful strategies that work for him. ‚ÄčOutside of the classroom, Jake is passionate about baseball and is a star player. Similar to his outlook on his dyslexia, he puts in a lot of extra practice to continue to improve and be a good player. His philosophy is if you set your mind to something and work at it each day, you will eventually see progress toward your goals. Jake is exemplary of a student who has overcome the negativity that often surrounds dyslexia to succeed in anything he puts his mind to.

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