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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.


From Slow Reader to High Achiever
From Slow Reader to High Achiever

November 27, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Since being diagnosed with a learning disability as a child, Kara Scanlon has come a long way from the ... Read More about From Slow Reader to High Achiever

Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

November 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

By Doug Sprei, National Director of Communications Learning Ally jumped at a chance to meet the founding members of Overcoming ... Read More about Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

October 23, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Charlie and Liz Leonard are familiar with the difficulties that a learning difference can bring to a relationship, a ... Read More about Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

"A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

October 16, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Studio volunteer Lisa Bell in Palo Alto is the mother of two sons with dyslexia. Her family has experienced ... Read More about "A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

College Newbie, Bucking the Odds
College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

September 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

You'd think that being saddled with an auditory processing disorder and reading disability would hamper a kid's college ... Read More about College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

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