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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.


Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author
Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

February 5, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Author Kate Scott has come a long way from not knowing the alphabet at age eight to becoming a published ... Read More about Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

Helping Dyslexic Children Thrive: Webinar with Barbara Steinberg
Helping Dyslexic Children Thrive: Webinar with Barbara Steinberg

January 29, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Finding and agreeing on the right accommodations for students with dyslexia can be a challenge for families and educators. Parents ... Read More about Helping Dyslexic Children Thrive: Webinar with Barbara Steinberg

Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor
Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

January 28, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Teen dyslexia ambassadors of YES!, a youth program run by the Rocky Mountain Branch of the International Dyslexia Association ... Read More about Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

Dyslexic Rocket Engineer Helps Launch Students' Interest in Science
Dyslexic Rocket Engineer Helps Launch Students' Interest in Science

January 22, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

AIM Academy, a college prep school in Conshohocken, PA for bright students with learning differences, such as dyslexia, received a special ... Read More about Dyslexic Rocket Engineer Helps Launch Students' Interest in Science

Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

January 16, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

OSU freshman who rose above strokes as a child thrives as an engineering major This article and video interview, by reporter ... Read More about Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

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