West Department scholar wins Congressional award


BELOIT, Ohio -

A senior at West Department Excessive Faculty is one in all solely 4 college students in Ohio to win the Congressional App Problem. On Wednesday, the award was hand delivered by a member of Congress.

Congressman Invoice Johnson presents Cassie Madison a proclamation for being a winner of the Congressional App Problem. Madison, who’s dyslexic, created an app known as Dysulator to assist increase consciousness of dyslexia.  

“My title’s Cassie and I am one in 5 college students who has dyslexia,”  That’s how Madison introduces herself on the app.

Her app features a sport simulator to point out how a dyslexic particular person would expertise the sport.  “Now that you know the way to play lets give it a attempt,” she says on the app.

“Though dyslexia is totally different for everybody it form of places the stress on you to attempt to work out how a dyslexic would really feel and the way they’d see issues, particularly with the final stage which is known as wired,” stated Madison.

Her instructor, McKenzie Wallace.  says Madison realized the best way to code and developed the app primarily on her personal at house.

“The truth that it was an app that educated folks on what it is wish to have dyslexia and the struggles with that was phenomenal as effectively,” Wallace stated.

For some college students simply having Cassie as a classmate has been a studying expertise>

“I feel it is an honor to be in the identical class as Cassie and I suppose it is inspirational as her being an higher classman and us wanting as much as her,” stated Sophomore Natalie Zurbrugg.

Madison hopes dad and mom and academics can use the app to grasp dyslexics and make a constructive change sooner or later. 


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