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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)
Doug Sprei (LAE)
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Dyslexia Awareness Month: Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of This Learning Difference?
Dyslexia Awareness Month: Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of This Learning Difference?

September 26, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  For Dyslexia Awareness Month, nonprofit Learning Ally and pediatric neuropsychologist Nichole Dawson highlight early warning signs of this learning ... Read More about Dyslexia Awareness Month: Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of This Learning Difference?

York Daily Record: "Blind Author Relies on Audiobooks for Research"
York Daily Record:

September 24, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

“'I’ve been a very successful, I guess, blind person,'” Hersh said. 'But it’s also been difficult because I have ... Read More about York Daily Record: "Blind Author Relies on Audiobooks for Research"

Dyslexic Middle Schooler Discovers a Sense of Independence
Dyslexic Middle Schooler Discovers a Sense of Independence

September 4, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

An email came in from Susan D. in New Jersey: “Our son Daniel was diagnosed with dyslexia when he was in 2nd grade. ... Read More about Dyslexic Middle Schooler Discovers a Sense of Independence

Coronado Eagle Journal: Audiobooks Help Kids Learn
Coronado Eagle Journal: Audiobooks Help Kids Learn

August 23, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"With school back in session, there is good news for millions of students who have difficulty reading because of ... Read More about Coronado Eagle Journal: Audiobooks Help Kids Learn

Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D
Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D

August 7, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Looking for insight into just how valuable accessible audio textbooks can be for blind people who have academic and professional ... Read More about Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D

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