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Author Nelson Lauver Speaks

Author Nelson Lauver Speaks At Butte College

Nelson Lauver - Succeeding with Visible and Invisible Disabilities

Butte College Office of Student Life and Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) will host author and storyteller, Nelson Lauver, as he provides two inspirational presentations at Butte College on February 24, 2016. Until age 29, Nelson Lauver was functionally illiterate as a result of undiagnosed dyslexia and authored the book, Most Unlikely to Succeed. Throughout the day, Lauver will give two different presentations where he will share his personal story and address both the academic and emotional issues of going through school with a disability. Both events are free and open to the public.

Americans with Disabilities Triumph Every Day!

Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Arts Building: Black Box Theater, 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville

During this program attendees will learn of those who have beaten the odds and recognized their potential - chances are you will also be able to identify and recognize elements of yourself in the stories -- and reach a new realization of your own potential.

Ordinary Americans, Extraordinary Achievements Feb. 24 from 6:30 p.m. -- 8 p.m.

Chico Center Student Lounge. Room 146, 2320 Forest Ave., Chico

In this program Nelson tells his story and the stories of others as lesson plans for your life. He will help you understand how to get out of your own way, reframe adversity and failures and how to learn from them as well as understand how to deal with criticism and that little voice inside. He then gives you the inspiration to dig down and make it happen.

The Butte College Office of Student Life and Office of Disabled Student Programs and Services are dedicated to student success on campus and beyond. For more information about this event or disabled student services on campus please contact DSPS at (530) 895-2455 or

(530) 895-2599 (TTY).

Butte College | 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville CA 95965 | General Information (530) 895-2511

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