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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.


Doug Sprei  (LAE)
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Psychology Today: Free Audiobooks for People With Print Disabilities
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May 4, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Dyslexic author Robert Langston: "Having my books available through RFB&D brings my struggle with a print disability full circle. ... Read More about Psychology Today: Free Audiobooks for People With Print Disabilities

America-Dot-Gov: Computing Advances Allow More Blind to Access Published Works
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April 27, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Advances in computing — especially the widespread availability of text-to-speech technology and the rapid spread of hand-held e-readers — ... Read More about America-Dot-Gov: Computing Advances Allow More Blind to Access Published Works

Noozhawk Santa Barbara: RFB&D Record-A-Thon On a Roll
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April 21, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Imagine reading for a student who needs to hear your voice in order to learn. In Santa Barbara, RFB&D’s ... Read More about Noozhawk Santa Barbara: RFB&D Record-A-Thon On a Roll

San Jose Mercury News: Reading for Those Who Can't
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April 20, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"In soundproof booths that look like huge refrigerators with windows, amazingly patient volunteers sit for two hours at a ... Read More about San Jose Mercury News: Reading for Those Who Can't

ABC-7 News San Francisco: Volunteer Voices for book Record-A-Thon
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April 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Scores of volunteers in Palo Alto and thousands all over the U.S. are making textbooks and literature available to the ... Read More about ABC-7 News San Francisco: Volunteer Voices for book Record-A-Thon

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