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.


4,400 pages: Tech contest helps special needs Newark students
4,400 pages: Tech contest helps special needs Newark students

April 25, 2016 by Mir Ali

NJ.com NEWARK — A new type of reading is happening in a Newark school that officials say focuses on ... Read More about 4,400 pages: Tech contest helps special needs Newark students

New program empowering young students with Dyslexia
New program empowering young students with Dyslexia

April 21, 2016 by Mir Ali

WCBV 5 Boston, MA - Kids are helping kids thanks to a brand new program coming to Massachusetts that's ... Read More about New program empowering young students with Dyslexia

“Five dollars to see Blind Boy tie his shoes!” -- The Inspiration Paradox

April 21, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

This piece by Peter Altschul, an author and long-time Learning Ally member  who is blind, was published on his blog, ... Read More about “Five dollars to see Blind Boy tie his shoes!” -- The Inspiration Paradox

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

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