Download – Success Against The Odds: Parents Make the Difference

On this episode of Special Kid School Talk Dr. Kari interviews John Paul Engel’s. From the start, John success in life seemed impossible. He nearly died at birth, he was born addicted to the antidepressants his mother had taken during pregnancy, and he suffered from severe brain damage. Doctors believed he would never walk or have any chance of a normal life. He was given up for adoption, but the state planned to institutionalize him for life because of his severe disabilities. Now, a Collegiate Scholar Award winner who went on to earn a graduate degree from the University of Chicago, Mr. Engel is a motivational speaker, author, and business consultant. He is dedicated to bringing to students everywhere practical success advice from some of the most accomplished people in the world by way of his empowering and informative collection of stories and advice, Project Be the Change: Academic & Career Advice From Highly Successful People.

Click here to see Mr. Engel’s website.

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