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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.


Lauren Holstein (LAE)
Lauren Holstein (LAE)
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"I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

June 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25409" align="alignright" width="250"]           Josh Thibeau (via WBUR)[/caption] It's no surprise that Harry Potter, one ... Read More about "I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic"

"I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

June 12, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_25001" align="alignright" width="240"]              Post doc Collin Diedrich [/caption] Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ... Read More about "I’m a Scientist with Learning Disabilities and That’s Okay!"

Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?
Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?

June 6, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Doubly versed in dyslexia -- as the parent of a son who has the learning difference and as a ... Read More about Does Society See Dyslexia Backward?

Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies
Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

June 6, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

With plots of all genres, ranging from quirky teenage banter in Amsterdam to a utopian world devoid of fear, pain and color, ... Read More about Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia
Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia

May 29, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Debbie Salazar has had both struggles and success with the educational system over the past few years in seeking ... Read More about Family Overcomes an Emotional Struggle with Dyslexia

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