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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.


4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions
4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

June 12, 2017 by Mir Ali

The original Binet Test was designed almost 100 years ago to identify which children would need more assistance in ... Read More about 4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help
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June 7, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Kristen Witucki One of my high school teachers told me once that to ask for help is not shameful. ... Read More about Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help

A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers
A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers

May 25, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson, Learning Ally Taking time to relax when school is out is important, but research shows that reading ... Read More about A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers

The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy
The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy

May 16, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Sally Keys, dyslexia parent and education writer Learning to read can be a frustrating experience for students with ... Read More about The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy

College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2
College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Megan Dausch, College Success Program Mentor It was mid-April and final papers stretched out before me like a mountain ... Read More about College Success Program: Working with the Disability Services Office, Part 2

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