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January 5, 2016

Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks

The acclaimed speaker and author Max Brooks electrified the Learning Ally community when he keynoted our Spotlight on Dyslexia online conference. Fittingly, the "World War Z" author titled his Learning Ally keynote "Taking on World War D: Dyslexia." We sat down with him for a far ranging conversation about state of the LD world today.

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November 17, 2015

The Importance of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)

The passage of the Educating all Handicapped Children Act (now known as IDEA) in 1975 marked a major milestone. While specialized schools for individuals who were blind or deaf had been operating since the 18th Century, many individuals with disabilities never received an education.

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