High School North Rocks Their Abilities

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The Speech-Language Department at Sachem High School North recently hosted an inspiring celebration in honor of Disability Awareness Day. 

In front of a packed audience of parents, faculty and fellow students, graduating seniors from the speech-language program delivered heartwarming speeches outlining the struggles they have faced. During their speeches, each student spoke about the numerous ways they overcame their disabilities to excel in and out of the classroom. 

“I never let my ADHD stop me from doing what I wanted to do,” senior Daniel DeLorenzo said, “and your disability shouldn’t stop you, either.”

The student presenters concluded their speeches by sharing their plans for the future and some hopeful words of encouragement for their peers who may also face adversity. 

“If you have a learning disability, whether it be big or small, there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel,” senior Veronica Broder said. “You need to push through all of the bumps in the road; at the end of the day, it was just a bad day, not a bad life, and remember, everything happens for a reason.”