The Importance of Asking for Help: Art Mitchell’s Story

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wxrr9-1330eae

Art Mitchell is a special education specialist, youth advocate, and professional development and staff coach. He is also a soon-to-be TEDx speaker. Art was diagnosed with keratoconus, a rare eye disease, at the age of six. He has since had seven surgeries to correct his vision. Despite all of this, he has remained a champion throughout his journey, always fighting to see and be normal again. Today, he uses his platform to share his story and help others who are going through similar challenges.

This episode is about the importance of asking for help. Art Mitchell learned about the importance of asking for help when he was diagnosed with keratoconus, a rare eye disease, at the age of six. Art went through seven surgeries and experienced a lot of rejection and bullying before he was finally able to see again. He learned that it’s important to be vulnerable and ask for help when you need it. Asking for help doesn’t make you weak, it makes you strong.

“I know that you can go far. I know that you can. This episode is your evidence and reminder that you can.”

In this episode, you will learn the following:
1. How Art Mitchell’s life changed when he was diagnosed with keratoconus at age six, and how he has fought for normalcy ever since.
2. The importance of asking for help, and being vulnerable, in order to get the help that you need.
3. How Art’s journey has led him to be a motivational speaker and writer, helping others who are facing similar challenges.

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