Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement


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.

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

The Sound of Greatness
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October 8, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Authoritative. Familiar. Ubiquitous. Friendly. Resonant. These are just some of the many words that were used to describe ... Read More about The Sound of Greatness

Facing the Monster
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October 6, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

On October 6th at the Dyslexia Awareness Day Rally in Columbus, Ohio, a young woman bravely stepped up to the podium to ... Read More about Facing the Monster

Drawn to Inspire
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September 30, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Congratulations to Kathleen Magoffin Dougherty, a talented RFB&D member in Los Angeles, who was awarded First Prize Youth Winner for a hand-drawn poster she submitted ... Read More about Drawn to Inspire

A Lady and Her Trumpet
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September 23, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Blind since birth, RFB&D member Chela Robles has navigated through many obstacles while maturing into a determined and dedicated musician. Her ... Read More about A Lady and Her Trumpet