Fiona Page is a professional storyteller and the author of the acclaimed children’s book, "Bettina the Bold", which is written from Fiona’s own experience of being a classroom teacher and then trying to "fit in" again into society after becoming blind.
|FIONA’S MISSION: To teach children that it’s okay to be who they are… to realize that everyone is different. We all have that in common. We’re different, yet alike. We want to fit in so it’s perfectly okay to be "ME".|
Fiona is offering her book, "Bettina the Bold", FREE to every classroom in America serving special needs children. If you’re a teacher, or know a teacher, with a special needs class, please contact Fiona or her agent from the Contact Page for details..
Fiona’s passion is speaking to youth at risk. Below is a response from a 17-year-old student from Youth Villages.
Student at Youth Villages, Inc.
Endorsement from Barbara Glanz:
"None of us will go through life without crises and tragedy, but what we do with these situations is always a choice. Fiona Page has made the POSITIVE choice even amidst overwhelming setbacks and nearly impossible obstacles. Her stories of deep determination, unbelievable courage, her beautiful spirit of hope, and her delightful sense of humor will touch your heart and encourage you on your own journey through life. Thank you, Fiona, for the precious gift of your amazing story!"
(Barbara Glanz, – Speaker Hall of Fame and Author of "Priceless Gifts – Using What God’s Given You to Bless Others" and "The Simple Truths of Appreciation–How Each of Us Can Choose to Make a Difference")
Fiona’s ABCs of Living on Purpose
Bravery can face adverse conditions
Challenge yourself to forge ahead when you really want to do nothing
Determination gets you through the trials
Engage your imagination to work for you
Fear, and overcoming it
Giving back to society and others
Humor is found in even the smallest of things
Judge not others, lest you be judged
Kick back and enjoy things around you
Laughter is the best medicine
Making the right choices
“NO” when to say no
Overwhelmed? Back up and access
Persevere no matter what
Questions asked always have an answer
Sample the good things in life
Take risks by thinking them through
Understand what your body, mind, and spirit need
Victory comes by taking the first step
Write even if you think you can’t… try it anyway!