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.


Brenton Fuchs Wins Learning Ally National Award
Brenton Fuchs Wins Learning Ally National Award

December 11, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

This article, written by Pam Johnson, appeared on 12/4 in The Guildford Courier, a newspaper in Guildford, Connecticut, as well as ... Read More about Brenton Fuchs Wins Learning Ally National Award

Worth the Sweat and Tears
Worth the Sweat and Tears

November 29, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Born blind in Paraguay, guest author Vicky Codas was enabled by assistive technology to become a teacher. Now this Learning ... Read More about Worth the Sweat and Tears

Cinemark Steps Up for Blind Movie Audiences
Cinemark Steps Up for Blind Movie Audiences

September 28, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

An announcement by major movie theater chain Cinemark caught our attention, as it represents big news and a great ... Read More about Cinemark Steps Up for Blind Movie Audiences

MasterChef Competitor Says Learning Ally Satisfies Hunger for Literature

September 11, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

"I will likely be a member for life," says Christine Ha, describing how she relies on Learning Ally to ... Read More about MasterChef Competitor Says Learning Ally Satisfies Hunger for Literature

Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D
Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D

August 7, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Looking for insight into just how valuable accessible audio textbooks can be for blind people who have academic and professional ... Read More about Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D

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