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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.


From Slow Reader to High Achiever
From Slow Reader to High Achiever

November 27, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Since being diagnosed with a learning disability as a child, Kara Scanlon has come a long way from the ... Read More about From Slow Reader to High Achiever

Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

November 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

By Doug Sprei, National Director of Communications Learning Ally jumped at a chance to meet the founding members of Overcoming ... Read More about Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

Herald Star Online: "Forging Ahead, Focused on the Future"
Herald Star Online:

November 7, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"For 22-year-old Stephanie Fernandes, visual impairment is no obstacle when it comes to educational success, although it does present ... Read More about Herald Star Online: "Forging Ahead, Focused on the Future"

Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

October 23, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Charlie and Liz Leonard are familiar with the difficulties that a learning difference can bring to a relationship, a ... Read More about Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

Disability.GOV: "Students with Visual and Learning Disabilities Thrive with Accessible Audiobooks"
Disability.GOV:

October 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"By providing state of the art, accessible audio textbooksto students, Learning Ally removes a major obstacle to their success ... Read More about Disability.GOV: "Students with Visual and Learning Disabilities Thrive with Accessible Audiobooks"

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