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.


Leaping into Assistive Tech in Los Angeles
Leaping into Assistive Tech in Los Angeles

August 4, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

This past May in Carson City, California, a brand new assistive technology lending library opened at Leapwood Elementary School ... Read More about Leaping into Assistive Tech in Los Angeles

Notes from the Road: NFB Convention
Notes from the Road: NFB Convention

July 18, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"What's new at Learning Ally?" is the question our team always fields at conferences and on the road. Everyone ... Read More about Notes from the Road: NFB Convention

Teaching BVI 101 at AHEAD
Teaching BVI 101 at AHEAD

July 12, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

College and university providers of accommodations to students with disabilities are getting an in-depth look into accessible textbooks with ... Read More about Teaching BVI 101 at AHEAD

"A Ramp to Self-Determination"

May 29, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Meet Ben Foss -- inventor of the Intel Reader, new executive director of the Disability Rights Associates legal center, ... Read More about "A Ramp to Self-Determination"

A Passion for Accessibility
A Passion for Accessibility

January 30, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

At age 25, Bryan Duarte never thought he’d be at home raising six-month-old twin sons and two daughters, two ... Read More about A Passion for Accessibility

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