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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.


Closing the Achievement Gap: Early Intervention and Technology

November 3, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

In Part Two of our series, Stewart J. Hudson, president of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, explains how Tremaine's basic ... Read More about Closing the Achievement Gap: Early Intervention and Technology

Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

October 31, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A new poll just released by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation reveals widespread stigma and confusion about children with learning ... Read More about Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia
The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia

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

Follow the Dancing Dots
Follow the Dancing Dots

October 19, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"I work to make certain that who I am dictates what I do and never vice versa."So says Bill McCann, ... Read More about Follow the Dancing Dots

The Troy Record: Not Deterred by Blindness
The Troy Record: Not Deterred by Blindness

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

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