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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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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August 3, 2010

Author and Role Model

Katherine Schneider, a clinical psychologist, accomplished author, and member of RFB&D for over five decades, has founded a unique series of awards to express her love of books and promote children’s literature exploring the disability experience in children's lives.

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