TEDxOStateU 2015: The Disability Conversation

Ben Myers talks about the importance of disability advocacy at the TEDxOStateU 2015 event at the Oklahoma State University campus on April 10, 2015.

Ben Myers is a freshman studying computer science. Born with a rare birth defect called Moebius Syndrome, he has been teaching disability advocacy for seven years. Coming from the Dallas area, Ben says he is proud to say that he ditched those Cowboys for the right ones. He enjoys puns and, due to his short arms, T-rex jokes.

The Retention Initiative for Student Excellence (RISE) program within the Division of Institutional Diversity is designed to assist a select group of talented first year students transition from high school to OSU. To learn more about RISE click here.

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TEDxOStateU 2015: The Disability Conversation
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RISE participant Ben Myers talks about the importance of disability advocacy.
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Ben Myers