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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.


A Lady and Her Trumpet
A Lady and Her Trumpet

September 23, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Blind since birth, RFB&D member Chela Robles has navigated through many obstacles while maturing into a determined and dedicated musician. Her ... Read More about A Lady and Her Trumpet

Hope and Healing
Hope and Healing

August 26, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

U.S. Army Sgt. Joel Tavera was injured and blinded by a rocket attack in Iraq on March 12, 2008 -- two ... Read More about Hope and Healing

Serving Those Who Served
Serving Those Who Served

August 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Blinded by the rarest of calamities while he was in the Marine Corps, Daniel Standage discovered that schooling and service to ... Read More about Serving Those Who Served

Salute to Canine Comrades
Salute to Canine Comrades

August 9, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Guide dogs transform the lives of their human partners by serving as a companion, helper, aide, best friend and close member ... Read More about Salute to Canine Comrades

Let's Read. Let's Move.
Let's Read. Let's Move.

August 5, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

RFB&D was honored and delighted to be invited by the U.S. Department of Education to showcase our accessible content ... Read More about Let's Read. Let's Move.

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