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.

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Mindful Teaching of Reading and Spelling:  Four Facts and One Educated Opinion

Mindful Teaching of Reading and Spelling:  Four Facts and One Educated Opinion

What you choose to use with your students it totally up to you and should be in response to the individual needs of the student, but before you teach your next class or session, consider and ruminate about these four facts about English that every single teacher should know. [read more]

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February 19, 2010

Resonance at the Roundtable

Groundhog Day, 2010: A roomful of people convened within shouting distance of the U.S. Capitol. Their mission: to explore the connections between equal, efficient access to learning resources and superior achievement – not just in the classroom, but in life. Their challenge (in their view, an opportunity): historically low awareness and responsiveness regarding print disabilities in today’s educational system.

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January 25, 2010

Roundtable Spotlights Remarkable Educational Success

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), which provides the nation’s largest library of educational audio textbooks, will host a unique roundtable on February 2, putting journalists face to face with a Marine Corps veteran and students who have found extraordinary success in school and life – despite their inability to read the printed word.

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