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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.


Author and Role Model
Author and Role Model

August 2, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

  Katherine Schneider, a clinical psychologist, accomplished author, and member of RFB&D for over five decades, has founded a unique series of ... Read More about Author and Role Model

The ADA Turns 20
The ADA Turns 20

July 25, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

On July 26th, 1990, the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signified our country’s commitment to equal rights ... Read More about The ADA Turns 20

Working at My Own Pace
Working at My Own Pace

May 27, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Blinded by a roadside bomb in Mahmudiyah, Iraq on August 22, 2004, retired Marine Michael Jernigan is now thriving in college ... Read More about Working at My Own Pace

On Camera in Washington D.C.
On Camera in Washington D.C.

May 11, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

On Friday, May 7, blind doctoral student and aviation safety professional Barry Hyde joined our long time friend, volunteer ... Read More about On Camera in Washington D.C.

No Fear of Flying
No Fear of Flying

April 12, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A lifelong lover of flying and aviation, Barry Hulon Hyde is living proof that dreams can stay airborne even ... Read More about No Fear of Flying

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