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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Back to School with Dyslexia: Five Tips for Parents and Students

Back to School with Dyslexia: Five Tips for Parents and Students

"Part of getting your child ready for school is also getting the school ready for your child," says Dr. Chester Goad, a Tennessee-based dyslexia and disability advocate, university administrator, and former school principal. Here Dr. Goad's top five tips for making the back-to-school transition as smooth as possible for students with dyslexia. [read more]

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September 18, 2010

Homework Made Simple

In celebration of Back-to-School Month, RFB&D has sought out leading lights in the learning-differences field for suggestions on how parents and their children can work more effectively together. Ann Dolin, an expert in education and learning disability issues, is shining that light brightly with the recent publication of her book,  Homework Made Simple – Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework.

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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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