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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.


It Starts With a Voice
It Starts With a Voice

June 24, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Having the support of public officials at every level means the world to the staff, members and volunteers of ... Read More about It Starts With a Voice

"A Ramp to Self-Determination"

May 29, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Meet Ben Foss -- inventor of the Intel Reader, new executive director of the Disability Rights Associates legal center, ... Read More about "A Ramp to Self-Determination"

Legislative Update: Ohio House Passes New Dyslexia Bill
Legislative Update: Ohio House Passes New Dyslexia Bill

May 24, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Ohio HB 96, which was passed on May 24 by a resounding vote of 94 to 1, includes dyslexia ... Read More about Legislative Update: Ohio House Passes New Dyslexia Bill

IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer
IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

December 2, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

When President Gerald Ford affixed his signature to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1975, it was ... Read More about IDEA Then and Now: A Game Changer

Rallying for LD In Ohio

October 11, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

On October 6 at the Dyslexia Awareness Day Rally in Columbus, Ohio, RFB&D stood beside a host of Legislators, parents, and students ... Read More about Rallying for LD In Ohio

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