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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.


The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

August 12, 2014 by Mir Ali

 It wasn't our original plan. Some say they are too young, and for a while I thought that may be ... Read More about The Power of Self-Advocacy for Children with Dyslexia

Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

July 31, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have this disability that makes my pursuit of education—from taking tests to learning material as quickly as other ... Read More about Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

"Dee-Lexia is a little bit good."

July 28, 2014 by Mir Ali

Those are the words of 6 year old Elisabeth, who is recounting what she learned from her newest ally - ... Read More about "Dee-Lexia is a little bit good."

Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?
Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?

July 18, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When it comes to learning disabilities and education, the jargon that comes with the territory can be daunting and, ... Read More about Parent Problem: Does a Child Need to Fail Before They Can Succeed?

Disney Magic Heals Unseen Wounds

July 17, 2014 by Mir Ali

Walt Disney said, “You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it ... Read More about Disney Magic Heals Unseen Wounds

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