Samantha Lynn Abeel, American juvenile fiction author. Recipient 1st regional and 2d place state writer's award Daughters of the American Revolution, 1992, award of excellence Learning Disabilities Association, 1993. Speaker to civic groups on learning disabilities, 1993; numerous presentations to church groups on writing and learning differences, since 1993.
- Speaker Learning Disabilities Association Michigan Annual Conference, 1993, Walloon Institute, Petoskey, Michigan, 1993, 94, New York Orton Dyslexia Society, New York City, 1994, Carroll School, Boston, 1994. Keynote speaker Ceya Institute, University Wisconsin, Platteville, 1994.