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.


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

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

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