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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.


Lauren Holstein (LAE)
Lauren Holstein (LAE)
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Defying the Odds: Graduate with Dyslexia Pursues Education Law

August 22, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“Both my mother and grandmother were educators, so I grew up in an environment that really valued literacy and ... Read More about Defying the Odds: Graduate with Dyslexia Pursues Education Law

"Not Just a Broken Warrior"

August 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“Sorry I missed your first call-- I was taking care of my daughter. She’s nine weeks old,” says Marshall Blackmon, ... Read More about "Not Just a Broken Warrior"

Five Brilliant Beach Books Kids Will Adore

August 1, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Dreaming of a beach vacation? Here are a few books to whisk your mind away to sandy shores, icy ... Read More about Five Brilliant Beach Books Kids Will Adore

Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

July 31, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have this disability that makes my pursuit of education—from taking tests to learning material as quickly as other ... Read More about Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?
Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?

July 18, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When it comes to learning disabilities and education, the jargon that comes with the territory can be daunting and, ... Read More about Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?

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