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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.


Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile
Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile

September 29, 2017 by Mir Ali

By David L. Faucheux, Lily Mordaunt, and Kristen Witucki At Learning Ally, we are constantly sharing news of our members ... Read More about Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile

Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize
Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize

August 25, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Lily Mordaunt, Learning Ally College Success Program Communications Intern, rising junior at Hunter College, and visually impaired. Every ... Read More about Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize

Campus Connections: How to Start Your Involvement on Campus
Campus Connections: How to Start Your Involvement on Campus

July 19, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Kaiti Shelton College Success Program Mentor We all know that college is a tremendous time for growth; some ... Read More about Campus Connections: How to Start Your Involvement on Campus

Thank you, Mom: From Struggling Reader to Learning Ally Volunteer
Thank you, Mom: From Struggling Reader to Learning Ally Volunteer

July 6, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by David Matthews-Morgan, Learning Ally Volunteer I have had difficulties reading my entire life and didn’t enjoy reading ... Read More about Thank you, Mom: From Struggling Reader to Learning Ally Volunteer

Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help
Kristen vs

June 7, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Kristen Witucki One of my high school teachers told me once that to ask for help is not shameful. ... Read More about Kristen vs "The Blind Girl" - Pride and Asking for Help

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