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.


IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer
IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

December 2, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

When President Gerald Ford affixed his signature to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1975, it was ... Read More about IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

PRWeb: Audiobooks from RFB&D Now Accessible on the Mac

November 29, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, the nation’s largest provider of educational audio textbooks, announced that its entire collection ... Read More about PRWeb: Audiobooks from RFB&D Now Accessible on the Mac

Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement
Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement

November 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

In this last installment of a three-part series, Stewart J. Hudson, president of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, elaborates ... Read More about Building Self-Advocacy through a Community-Based Movement

Moving Beyond Survival
Moving Beyond Survival

November 9, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Since a rocket attack in Iraq blinded and nearly killed him in 2008,Sgt. Joel Tavera has endured an endless regimen of ... Read More about Moving Beyond Survival

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

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