Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement

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Now more than ever, people with learning and visual disabilities are flourishing in the classroom, launching productive careers and becoming assets in their communities. This blog spotlights remarkable individuals who demonstrate that having a visual or print disability is no barrier to educational success.


The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia
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October 25, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"It is crucial that students receive accommodations at school, such as audio books or software programs... In addition, parents and ... Read More about The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia

The Troy Record: Not Deterred by Blindness
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October 19, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Though totally blind, Richard Tennant has never let his disability stop him from enjoying life or traveling 200 miles ... Read More about The Troy Record: Not Deterred by Blindness

CampAcademia.Org: Brainjogging supports RFB&D – and so do Brainjoggers’ parents!

September 22, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Brainjogging encourages students to listen to audiobooks while simultaneously following along with the book’s corresponding physical text. Brainjogging frequently ... Read More about CampAcademia.Org: Brainjogging supports RFB&D – and so do Brainjoggers’ parents!

CBS-3 Philadelphia: Reading for Those Who Can't
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August 18, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Jim Hyer never sees his students, but this former engineer is a teacher of sorts. He's a volunteer reader ... Read More about CBS-3 Philadelphia: Reading for Those Who Can't

Boca Observer: Follow the Reader
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August 17, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Every week, Debi Incandela spends several hours in a recording studio reading textbooks aloud to help Palm Beach County students ... Read More about Boca Observer: Follow the Reader

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