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.


Doug Sprei  (LAE)
Doug Sprei (LAE)
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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

Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

October 31, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A new poll just released by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation reveals widespread stigma and confusion about children with learning ... Read More about Dangerous Misconceptions about Learning Differences

The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia
The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia

October 25, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"It is crucial that students receive accommodations at school, such as audio books or software programs... In addition, parents and ... Read More about The Bismarck Tribune: An Explanation of Dyslexia

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