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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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One on One with Robert Langston
One on One with Robert Langston

June 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  What's powering Robert Langston's dyslexic thinking lately? Following our review of his book, The Power of Dyslexic Thinking: How a Learning DisAbility ... Read More about One on One with Robert Langston

The Power of Dyslexic Thinking
The Power of Dyslexic Thinking

June 13, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Is dyslexia a gift in disguise? And if so, are we obscuring that gift by “fixing” dyslexic kids into a ... Read More about The Power of Dyslexic Thinking

Dyslexic Child Embraces Words and Books
Dyslexic Child Embraces Words and Books

June 1, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

For eight-year-old Leslie, dyslexia kept her reading at a kindergarten level even as she crossed through second grade. But ... Read More about Dyslexic Child Embraces Words and Books

Working at My Own Pace
Working at My Own Pace

May 27, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Blinded by a roadside bomb in Mahmudiyah, Iraq on August 22, 2004, retired Marine Michael Jernigan is now thriving in college ... Read More about Working at My Own Pace

A New Home for RFB&D in Orland Park/Chicago
A New Home for RFB&D in Orland Park/Chicago

May 19, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic volunteers will soon be producing audio books for the print-disabled -- from the former Orland Park ... Read More about A New Home for RFB&D in Orland Park/Chicago

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