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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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NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"
NBC News:

June 19, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Undeterred by blindness since birth, Learning Ally member Henry "Hoby" Wedler is gunning for a PhD and career in ... Read More about NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"

Beginning to See the Light
Beginning to See the Light

June 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

From Phoenix volunteer Joe Finnerty comes a genuine reminder of why volunteers at Learning Ally are so important. He ... Read More about Beginning to See the Light

Letter from a Grateful Mom
Letter from a Grateful Mom

May 29, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We couldn't resist sharing this incredible thank you note from Maryland-based Dorrie P., mother of Learning Ally member Avery. ... Read More about Letter from a Grateful Mom

A Volunteer's Chance Encounter
A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

May 16, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A studio volunteer for more than two decades, John Esau shares this meaningful reflection on his experience at Learning ... Read More about A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

Blinded Marine Goes the Distance
Blinded Marine Goes the Distance

May 13, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Great news from a great friend: Since he was blinded by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2004, retired ... Read More about Blinded Marine Goes the Distance

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