Samantha is seventeen years old and a senior at her public school. She was diagnosed in the fourth grade, both dyslexic and gifted. She currently has trouble spelling, and working/reading quickly. Her strengths are math, and creative ideas. Samantha’s favorite accommodation is using her electronics, including her iPad, because of all the software and apps that are available to help her. She enjoys snow skiing, biking, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with her dog, Belle. Samantha is a proud YES! Ambassador, going onto her seventh year. She loves helping whenever she can.