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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.


Mir Ali
Mir Ali
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What a Test Doesn't Measure
What a Test Doesn't Measure

June 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent Michelle Lewis writes, "I'm in tears. My dyslexic 3rd grader is testing for the first time today. His teacher ... Read More about What a Test Doesn't Measure

Dyslexia Parent Blog: Why I left my school.
Dyslexia Parent Blog: Why I left my school.

May 19, 2015 by Mir Ali

Last week, we shared the story of a school district in Texas that is making a huge difference in ... Read More about Dyslexia Parent Blog: Why I left my school.

What a Successful Public School Dyslexia Program Looks Like
What a Successful Public School Dyslexia Program Looks Like

May 11, 2015 by Mir Ali

We first met Texas parent, Jessica Bryant, on Facebook.  She made a beautiful post about her daughter's experience stating: "This is ... Read More about What a Successful Public School Dyslexia Program Looks Like

Honoring Mothers of Children who Learn Differently
Honoring Mothers of Children who Learn Differently

May 8, 2015 by Mir Ali

When speaking with adults who have print disabilities such as dyslexia or visual impairment, nearly all of them credit ... Read More about Honoring Mothers of Children who Learn Differently

Teacher Appreciation Week - We Need Your Help!
Teacher Appreciation Week - We Need Your Help!

April 30, 2015 by Mir Ali

Think back to your favorite teacher. Did she encourage you to try something new? Did he have aquariums all ... Read More about Teacher Appreciation Week - We Need Your Help!

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