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.


A Forceful Voice for Equality: Nadine Gordimer

July 14, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer passed away on July 13, 2014, but she lives on in her writing and will be remembered ... Read More about A Forceful Voice for Equality: Nadine Gordimer

Dyslexic Author Gary Karton Has A Message for Kids: "Different is Good"
Dyslexic Author Gary Karton Has A Message for Kids:

April 2, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Gary Karton is the author of The Last Akaway, the first book in the fantastical Brody Boondoggle adventure series for kids. ... Read More about Dyslexic Author Gary Karton Has A Message for Kids: "Different is Good"

Blind Movie-Goer's Insightful Review of "12 Years a Slave"
Blind Movie-Goer's Insightful Review of

March 17, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

It's a privilege to share with our community this review of the Oscar-winning film, 12 Years a Slave, offered by author and former ... Read More about Blind Movie-Goer's Insightful Review of "12 Years a Slave"

Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author
Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

February 5, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Author Kate Scott has come a long way from not knowing the alphabet at age eight to becoming a published ... Read More about Kate Scott: From Dyslexic and Illiterate to Author

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