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.


Blinded Marine Goes the Distance
Blinded Marine Goes the Distance

May 13, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Great news from a great friend: Since he was blinded by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2004, retired ... Read More about Blinded Marine Goes the Distance

UC Davis: White House Hails Blind Chemistry Grad as "Champion of Change"
UC Davis: White House Hails Blind Chemistry Grad as

May 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"STEM is vital to America's future in education and employment, so equal access for people with disabilities is imperative, ... Read More about UC Davis: White House Hails Blind Chemistry Grad as "Champion of Change"

Breaking the Cycle
Breaking the Cycle

May 9, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Every one of the 809 students at the Preuss School in San Diego comes from low income-qualifying (“free lunch”) ... Read More about Breaking the Cycle

The Student Becomes the Teacher
The Student Becomes the Teacher

April 30, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Getting an explanation for her reading difficulties came better late than never for Kelly Fritz, who wasn’t officially diagnosed with ... Read More about The Student Becomes the Teacher

Learning Ally Audio App for iPhone and iPad Enables Direct Downloading of Accessible Audiobooks
Learning Ally Audio App for iPhone and iPad Enables Direct Downloading of Accessible Audiobooks

April 17, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Enhanced player expands accessibility and ease of use on iOS devices for people with print disabilities PRINCETON, NJ – Learning ... Read More about Learning Ally Audio App for iPhone and iPad Enables Direct Downloading of Accessible Audiobooks

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