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.


Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets
Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets

May 30, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Advice to young writers from author Anne Tibbets: “Practice. Practice. Practice some more. Rewrite. Rewrite some more. Read as ... Read More about Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets

Letter from a Grateful Mom
Letter from a Grateful Mom

May 29, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We couldn't resist sharing this incredible thank you note from Maryland-based Dorrie P., mother of Learning Ally member Avery. ... Read More about Letter from a Grateful Mom

A Volunteer's Chance Encounter
A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

May 16, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A studio volunteer for more than two decades, John Esau shares this meaningful reflection on his experience at Learning ... Read More about A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

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"

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