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 Recording Booth to the Board Room
From Recording Booth to the Board Room

January 14, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Flunking his first studio reading audition didn't stop Texas-based volunteer Jim Gwynn from making a tremendous impact on the ... Read More about From Recording Booth to the Board Room

20/20 Vision in the Morning; Legally Blind in the Afternoon
20/20 Vision in the Morning; Legally Blind in the Afternoon

January 9, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Nineteen-year old Shannah Linker can’t focus her eyes to read for longer than five minutes. After that, she can’t ... Read More about 20/20 Vision in the Morning; Legally Blind in the Afternoon

A New Take on Reading the Label
A New Take on Reading the Label

January 6, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

What's inside that package? A new go-to site for blind and visually impaired consumers gives them accessible insights before ... Read More about A New Take on Reading the Label

The Florida Bar News: Lawyers for Literacy Help RFB&D
The Florida Bar News:  Lawyers for Literacy Help RFB&D

December 16, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Peggy Wood, Chair of the Lawyers for Literacy Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, takes her turn in ... Read More about The Florida Bar News: Lawyers for Literacy Help RFB&D

Three-Way Play
Three-Way Play

December 9, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

The Llorente family of Colorado has a unique three-way connection to RFB&D: Daughter Stephanie is a student member with ... Read More about Three-Way Play

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