ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Today was Read Across America Day, and some special kids in Asheville rang it in with a bestselling author.
"Serafina" author Robert Beatty held a webinar for students with learning disabilities.
The event at Valley Springs Middle School Wednesday afternoon was aimed at kids with learning disabilities.
It was put on by the non-profit group Learning Ally
, which has been working to put a specialized program in the hands of kids struggling with things like dyslexia or vision problems.
Robert Beatty is a New York Times best-selling author. He wrote the acclaimed kids' book "Serafina and the Black Cloak."
Watch the video on WLOS here.