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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August 27, 2010

Hope and Healing

U.S. Army Sgt. Joel Tavera was injured and blinded by a rocket attack in Iraq on March 12, 2008 -- two days before he was scheduled to come home. He suffered burns on 60 percent of his body, lost his right leg, and has endured many surgeries and incredible challenges on his road to recovery. At the 65th annual Blinded Veterans Association Convention in Washington, DC, we were honored to meet Joel and his wonderful parents, Jose and Maritza.

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August 10, 2010

Salute to Canine Comrades

Guide dogs transform the lives of their human partners by serving as a companion, helper, aide, best friend and close member of the family. In honor of National Assistance Dog Week, we celebrate the contributions of these remarkable animals with photos and words contributed by several members and friends of RFB&D.

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