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.


Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation
Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation

June 7, 2016 by Mir Ali

"How does it feel to meet the people who record your books?"  "It feels AWESOME! They're really cool!" It's a magical time when ... Read More about Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation

Learning Ally Students Read 20 Million Pages This School Year!
Learning Ally Students Read 20 Million Pages This School Year!

May 31, 2016 by Mir Ali

We ran through the Shire, swung into Terabithia and rode the train to Hogwarts! When we were finished, we clicked ... Read More about Learning Ally Students Read 20 Million Pages This School Year!

Why I Give: Veterinarian Remembers Struggling During School Due to Dyslexia
Why I Give: Veterinarian Remembers Struggling During School Due to Dyslexia

May 6, 2016 by Mir Ali

by guest blogger Cliff Swanson, Learning Ally volunteer I have recently retired from a 30-year career as a veterinary anesthesiologist. I ... Read More about Why I Give: Veterinarian Remembers Struggling During School Due to Dyslexia

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

Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities
Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

April 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

National Excellence in Teaching Awards spotlight best instructional practices for students who struggle to read because of dyslexia and ... Read More about Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

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