Language & Power: Shifting the Discourse of Disability

Old Dominion University features

LeDerick R. Horne

Poet, Advocate, & Entrepreneur


Monday, October 21st, 2013

North Café, Webb University Center




Using his gift for spoken word poetry as a teaching tool, LeDerick has been recognized across the country as a motivational speaker and advocate for people with disabilities.  From 2003 to 2012 LeDerick served as Board Chair of “Eye to Eye” (, a national nonprofit which provides mentoring programs for students labeled LD/ADHD. 


Students are invited to participate in workshop from 4PM to 5PM in the Monarch Room, Webb University Center.  The focus will be on the development of self-advocacy skills for students with disabilities.


For more information, contact the Office of Educational Accessibility at 757-683-4655 or


Sponsored by the Office of Educational Accessibility, Student Engagement & Enrollment Services, and the Office of Intercultural Relations.

* Lang&Pow.pdf  (1.4 MB)

Posted By: Stephanie Riggs
Date: Wed Oct 16 11:15:12 EDT 2013