Archive for the ‘Assistive Technology’ Category

March 21, 2014

Graduating 100 Percent College-Ready Students

At Martin Luther King Jr. Early College, a public school for 6-12 grade students in Denver, Colorado, Donna Barney-DiCianno, Ph.D. is a dedicated learning specialist and the chair of the school’s special education department. She explains how students who struggle with decoding and encoding benefit from listening to audiobooks and how providing access to the full curriculum through Learning Ally helps the school achieve their goal to graduate 100% college-ready students.

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February 25, 2014

A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

When he was younger, it wasn't easy for Eddie Maza to accept and make the best of his dyslexia. But these days, having embraced his condition, the enterprising 19-year old now considers it as a major asset and has shined in academics -- graduating high school with a 4.0 GPA, studying abroad in Israel, and gearing up to pursue American Studies at Yale University.

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