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.


Mir Ali
Mir Ali
Mir Ali's Blog

Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning
Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

April 15, 2016 by Mir Ali

Retired Judge William Hafer from Indiana has been a Learning Ally member for nearly half a century.  Hafer, who ... Read More about Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

Westminster Fifth-Grader a Winning Reader
Westminster Fifth-Grader a Winning Reader

April 8, 2016 by Mir Ali

Summit Academy student read 13,000 pages to beat out 5,000 competitors in Great Reading Games Story from the Westminster Window A ... Read More about Westminster Fifth-Grader a Winning Reader

Calhan Teacher to Get National Recognition for Work as Reading Specialist
Calhan Teacher to Get National Recognition for Work as Reading Specialist

April 8, 2016 by Mir Ali

Twelve-year-old Jonathan Mikita arrives at Cindy Kanuch's classroom Wednesday with a big grin on his face. He whips out ... Read More about Calhan Teacher to Get National Recognition for Work as Reading Specialist

Denver Catholic Schools Partner with Learning Ally to Aid Struggling Readers
Denver Catholic Schools Partner with Learning Ally to Aid Struggling Readers

April 7, 2016 by Mir Ali

The Office of Denver Catholic Schools has announced an extended partnership with Learning Ally, a nonprofit organization that provides ... Read More about Denver Catholic Schools Partner with Learning Ally to Aid Struggling Readers

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