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Talk Back Florida: Empowering Students With Learning Disabilities & ADHD For Academic Success


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If you know someone who is struggling in college, has learning disabilities or ADHD this show could help.

Beacon College in Leesburg, FL has unique programs that embrace individual learning needs. We talk with students, graduates & administrators about the career-focused majors, and long-lasting tools used to help students graduate and move in to the work force.

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Sophomore student at Beacon Michael Huey is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies and joined the program with Assistant Director of Admissions and Beacon Alumnus, Andrew Marvin, who graduated from Beacon in 2010. Listen to their interview below.

We also talked to Beacon College, Dean of Admissions and Enrollment, Dale Herold and President George Hagerty.

Beacon College links:

Fast Facts

Breakthrough Semester

Professional Educators

Schedule A Visit

Career Development Program

Majors and Minors

Starting off the second hour of Tack Back Florida, we spoke to Admissions Interns Jack Callahan and Communications Intern Heather Reed, who are both of the Class of 2014.


Last but not least, we spoke to the Dean of the Eckerd College Division of Executive and Counting Education, Kelly Kirschner.

Eckerd College links:

Eckerd Executive and Continuing Education division

Eckerd PEL Program



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Talk Back Florida airs Saturday afternoons from 3 5 pm on AM 820 News. Also Listen Live on newstalkflorida.com


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