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Eye on Education: Vision Therapy and Success in the Classroom

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With a new school year just around the corner, families are going through the checklist to get ready for school: shopping for new backpacks, shoes, and even new glasses to match the threads! What I recently discovered is that some eye doctors are trained to evaluate children’s vision beyond an eye glasses prescription. “August is… Read More

Community for Women Engineers Inspires Local Students

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When Laura Shannon started her engineering program at Washington State University Vancouver, she noticed the need for a community of other female engineers to join forces and support each other. Shannon and another female engineering student were working on a class research project together and noted how rare it was to study and work with… Read More

What Comes Next? Options after High School for Students with Disabilities

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Anna Houston, described by her mother as a compassionate big sister, struggled through most of her school years. Anna is on the Autism spectrum, and high school proved to be a particularly difficult time. The combination of increased homework expectations and social difficulties kept Anna from graduating on time. Now at age 19, Anna has… Read More