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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.


Local students celebrate Read Across America Day with 'Serafina' author
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Today was Read Across America Day, and some special kids in Asheville rang it in with a bestselling author.pic2 "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.


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