Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement

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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.


"Not Just a Broken Warrior"

August 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“Sorry I missed your first call-- I was taking care of my daughter. She’s nine weeks old,” says Marshall Blackmon, ... Read More about "Not Just a Broken Warrior"

Five Brilliant Beach Books Kids Will Adore

August 1, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Dreaming of a beach vacation? Here are a few books to whisk your mind away to sandy shores, icy ... Read More about Five Brilliant Beach Books Kids Will Adore

Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

July 31, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have this disability that makes my pursuit of education—from taking tests to learning material as quickly as other ... Read More about Lights, Camera, Accommodations for Dyslexic Filmmaker

A Forceful Voice for Equality: Nadine Gordimer

July 14, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer passed away on July 13, 2014, but she lives on in her writing and will be remembered ... Read More about A Forceful Voice for Equality: Nadine Gordimer

Fourth of July Favorites: Books on Independence

July 3, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Independence Day, with its long weekend of celebration, patriotism and traditional American barbecue, is the perfect time to kick back by the pool ... Read More about Fourth of July Favorites: Books on Independence

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