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Why am I different? Why do things have to be so difficult? Am I dumb? Why am I scared? Will it be this hard forever? Will I ever find the help I need to succeed? When will being different be accepted? Welcome to The Different Ability® Podcast where we will answer all of these questions and a whole lot more! Each week host Katey Fortun brings you tips and tricks on how to navigate being different, along with inspiring stories of guests that are living an amazing life having Different Abilities of their own. Parents and Educators of kids with Different Abilities share their stories to encourage others that they are not alone and we can all get through this together! Katey, who has dyslexia, shares her personal Different Ability stories to show you that being different is a gift, being different is amazing and using your Different Abilities, you too can create and live the life you have always dreamed about! Katey believes that everyone has Different Abilities and it's time to let our Different Abilities shine bright! You are amazing, you are important, you are strong, you are smart and the world needs you just the way you were made! Are you ready to be inspired and encouraged to be the person you were made to be, Different Abilities and all? We know you're ready, so come along, we are all in this together! "You can do anything you put your mind to, with a lot of hard work, determination and never giving up! It's not your disability, it's your Different Ability®!" - Katey

The Different Ability® Podcast Katey Fortun

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Why am I different? Why do things have to be so difficult? Am I dumb? Why am I scared? Will it be this hard forever? Will I ever find the help I need to succeed? When will being different be accepted? Welcome to The Different Ability® Podcast where we will answer all of these questions and a whole lot more! Each week host Katey Fortun brings you tips and tricks on how to navigate being different, along with inspiring stories of guests that are living an amazing life having Different Abilities of their own. Parents and Educators of kids with Different Abilities share their stories to encourage others that they are not alone and we can all get through this together! Katey, who has dyslexia, shares her personal Different Ability stories to show you that being different is a gift, being different is amazing and using your Different Abilities, you too can create and live the life you have always dreamed about! Katey believes that everyone has Different Abilities and it's time to let our Different Abilities shine bright! You are amazing, you are important, you are strong, you are smart and the world needs you just the way you were made! Are you ready to be inspired and encouraged to be the person you were made to be, Different Abilities and all? We know you're ready, so come along, we are all in this together! "You can do anything you put your mind to, with a lot of hard work, determination and never giving up! It's not your disability, it's your Different Ability®!" - Katey

    My most embarrassing story yet!

    My most embarrassing story yet!

    If you need a laugh and want to laugh on by behalf, this is the episode for you! I'm sharing my most embarrassing story that happened to me a few weeks ago! I promise it's worth the listen! haha

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    • 9 min
    Let's Talk Dyslexia

    Let's Talk Dyslexia

    Today I talk about the motivation moment.™ youtube series I uploaded in the month of October. The month of October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and I did a whole video series over there and I have all of the episodes linked below for you to check out!

    Episode 149 - Let's Talk Dyslexia Series

    Episode 150 - Dyslexia Struggles

    Episode 151 - Dyslexia Middle & High School Tips

    Episode 152 - Dyslexia Tips in College

    Episode 153 - Dyslexia Now

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    • 8 min
    How do you do it all? Behind the scenes!

    How do you do it all? Behind the scenes!

    I hear all the time "how do you do it all?!" Well today I share the "secret"! Ok, ok... there is no "secret". Listen in and find out!

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    • 12 min
    Dealing with rough times...

    Dealing with rough times...

    We all go through rough times in our lives. On today's episode I talk a bit about what I do to help get through some of the rough times we go through in our lives. 

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    • 12 min
    What I learned in New Teacher Orientation

    What I learned in New Teacher Orientation

    Today is the full recap of how my new teacher orientation went. It was very fun to edit this episode 2 months after I recorded it. It was a great week of orientation and I saw so many people I knew from 10 years earlier and learned so much!

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    • 12 min
    University Teaching Series - How the first two months of teaching is going! (8)

    University Teaching Series - How the first two months of teaching is going! (8)

    This is the last and final episode of the University Teaching Series! Today I'm talking about how the last few months of teaching have been going. It's been a rollercoaster, that's for sure!

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    • 10 min

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Such an amazing podcast. My son has some unique challenges an this is a great resource for our family. Thank you for doing such amazing work.

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