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NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"

Categories: Blind or Visually Impaired

Undeterred by blindness since birth, Learning Ally member Henry "Hoby" Wedler is gunning for a PhD and career in Chemistry and teaching science. He was also recently selected as a White House Champion of Change. NBC Nightly News Online visited Learning Ally's studio in Washington, DC and caught up with Hoby at the White House to capture his story. Read Hoby Wedler's statement on the White House Champions of Change Blog:  

Want a Blossoming STEM Career? Just Add Confidence and a Little Assistance

  Hoby Wedler at the White House Champions of Change event with Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to President Obama on Disability Policy
Photo above: White House Champion of Change and long-time Learning Ally member Hoby Wedler stands proudly with Kareem Dale, Special Advisor to President Obama on Disability Policy, at the White House on May 7, 2012. Kareem Dale himself is an alumnus of Learning Ally, having used the organization's services back in the days when it was known as Recording for the Blind (RFB).

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