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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.


Lauren Holstein (LAE)
Lauren Holstein (LAE)
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From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time
From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time

November 5, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

by Cheri Nightingale T.E.A. … more than just a drink with jam and bread As a volunteer at Learning Ally, it ... Read More about From Our Volunteers to Students' Ears in Record Time

Blind Student Has a Passion for Teaching

November 2, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

As a graduate student at Hunter College, Valeria Paradiso is pursuing her dream of becoming a teacher to help ... Read More about Blind Student Has a Passion for Teaching

ABC 7News: Denver Schools Help Students Using Audiobook Technology
ABC 7News: Denver Schools Help Students Using Audiobook Technology

November 2, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

During Dyslexia Awareness Month, Denver's ABC 7 News produced a great TV news report on how Learning Ally is helping ... Read More about ABC 7News: Denver Schools Help Students Using Audiobook Technology

Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind
Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind

October 26, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The toughest period in my adjustment to blindness spanned my undergraduate years at the University of Connecticut in the ... Read More about Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind

How to Address Different Learning Styles with Multisensory Tutoring
How to Address Different Learning Styles with Multisensory Tutoring

October 14, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

“I have a bit of a unique background,” says tutor Joy Vrooman Sayen. Joy’s educational and professional history is ... Read More about How to Address Different Learning Styles with Multisensory Tutoring

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