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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.


Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book
Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book

July 27, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

  Dr. Ed Hersh, who was born blind, began working on his Ph.D. after spending 17 years in a career ... Read More about Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book

A Life Comes Full Circle
A Life Comes Full Circle

July 16, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Jill Brondolo’s compelling story began when she became a Learning Ally member in high school, and has come full ... Read More about A Life Comes Full Circle

Southern California Art Auction Day
Southern California Art Auction Day

July 5, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Thanks to Learning Ally member Hoby Wedler for sharing this compassionate reflection of his attendance to the Southern California Art Auction. ... Read More about Southern California Art Auction Day

NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"
NBC News:

June 19, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Undeterred by blindness since birth, Learning Ally member Henry "Hoby" Wedler is gunning for a PhD and career in ... Read More about NBC News: "Books on Tape With a Twist"

Beginning to See the Light
Beginning to See the Light

June 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

From Phoenix volunteer Joe Finnerty comes a genuine reminder of why volunteers at Learning Ally are so important. He ... Read More about Beginning to See the Light

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