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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.


"You don't look like someone with dyslexia..."

August 27, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Following is the speech given by Kelsey Ross as she accepted the William L. Ritchie Award at Learning Ally's ... Read More about "You don't look like someone with dyslexia..."

VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen
VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

August 23, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What happens when we combine Learning Ally audio with highlighted text on the screen of your playback device? It’s ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story
Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

August 12, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

-by Lyn Pollard, guest blogger “Time to practice the piano,” I call out to my 10-year-old son.  “And time to ... Read More about Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

A Homeschool Family Listens and Learns Together
A Homeschool Family Listens and Learns Together

August 7, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The homeschooling community tends to be a tight-knit group, and may be a bit of a mystery to those ... Read More about A Homeschool Family Listens and Learns Together

Easier Access = More Success
Easier Access = More Success

July 18, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

The assistive technology lab at Santa Barbara City College is filled with students typing furiously to finish papers and ... Read More about Easier Access = More Success

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