My name is Joe and I’m a transition year student attending Scoil Ruain Killanuale. I am dyslexic and practice no religious. As a result of being different, I felt isolated and even bullied. I then did research on the topic of dyslexia and found many students had as bad or even worse school experiences. Talking with my peers and reading research on minority groups, I found one distressing fact. If you are different you will not be fully accepted in our education system. Therefore I want to help represent the minority’s, giving a voice to those that often cannot be heard. I want to help achieve a school system that allows all students to achieve their full potential.
I hope to have a productive year and encourage anyone that is in a minority group to come forward and be heard.