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Media

Ohio Student to Receive International Award

Council for Exceptional Children, April, 2017

Student Uses App to Communicate With Others

Fox8 News, January, 2016

Seeing the world through the eyes of autism

Hudson Hub-Times, March, 2014

 

Articles by Jordyn

STUDENT VOICE: As a person with autism, I spend lots of time studying, attending class — and explaining that I am not deaf

Hechinger Report, December, 2017

STUDENT VOICE: They told me I’d never go to college but I just finished my freshman year — what about all the other students with autism?

Hechinger Report, May, 2017

Communication As A Basic Right

Medium, April, 2017

Inspiration for 2016-17: Impact That Lasts A Lifetime

OhioSpeaks, September, 2016

A Letter to my IEP Team

The Mighty, November, 2015

Education

 

Ohio University         

Anticipated Graduation: May 2020

Certificate in Law, Justice, and Culture

Anticipated: May 2020

Related Experience

Mentor Cardinal Autism Resource and Education School, Summer 2016, Summer 2017

Classroom Assistant and Art Instructor

  • Developed, adapted and instructed art lessons for 50+ students aged 5-21

  • Provided one-on-one assistance to students struggling behaviorally and/or socially

  • Utilized Boardmaker to create visuals, task organizers, social stories and token boards to help students meet their educational, social and behavioral needs

Leadership

Ohio University Student Senate, October 2017 - Present

Minority Affairs Senator

  • Advocate for student interest and accessibility across campus

Ohio University Sparkles, August 2016 - Present

President

  • Consult and collaborate with university administrators, representatives and departments

  • Communicate with the officers, members, parents and the national Sparkle Effect

  • Oversee activities and the coordination of events

 

Ohio University Student Council for Exceptional Children, August 2016 - Present

Member

  • Attend bi-weekly meetings and serve on a social committee

  • Participate in 15+ hours of philanthropy and fundraising each semester

Honors

Council for Exceptional Children: Yes I Can!

National Speech and Debate Association: District Student of the Year, Finalist

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