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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.


"I Might Have Ended Up Like Bart Simpson"

July 19, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Molly Reno found out she was dyslexic in elementary school. She's written a humorous book about her experiences, and her Dummies for Dyslexia blog ... Read More about "I Might Have Ended Up Like Bart Simpson"

"This Hidden World I Embrace"

July 6, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Since she was diagnosed with dyslexia in fourth grade, Neena Holzman has blossomed into an original thinker and artist, recently finishing high school with ... Read More about "This Hidden World I Embrace"

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

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