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.


Southern California Art Auction Day
Southern California Art Auction Day

July 5, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Thanks to Learning Ally member Hoby Wedler for sharing this compassionate reflection of his attendance to the Southern California Art Auction. ... Read More about Southern California Art Auction Day

NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"
NBC News:

June 19, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Undeterred by blindness since birth, Learning Ally member Henry "Hoby" Wedler is gunning for a PhD and career in ... Read More about NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"

Beginning to See the Light
Beginning to See the Light

June 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

From Phoenix volunteer Joe Finnerty comes a genuine reminder of why volunteers at Learning Ally are so important. He ... Read More about Beginning to See the Light

"Breaking Barriers" to Become an Author

June 6, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

After decades of listening to books, longtime Learning Ally member Peter Altschul has finally written one of his own. ... Read More about "Breaking Barriers" to Become an Author

Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers
Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers

May 31, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Recently, reporter Erika Flores visited the Los Angeles studio to tell Learning Ally’s story on Univision 34-TV, the largest ... Read More about Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers

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