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.


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

U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance on Dyslexia
U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance on Dyslexia

October 23, 2015 by Mir Ali

In a historic move, the United States Department of Education's Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services has issued ... Read More about U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance on Dyslexia

Learning Ally makes audiobook technology for students with disabilities accessible on Google Chrome platforms
Learning Ally makes audiobook technology for students with disabilities accessible on Google Chrome platforms

October 23, 2015 by Mir Ali

Acclaimed reading app on widely-used Chromebooks will enable thousands of students in classrooms nationwide PRINCETON, NJ OCTOBER 20, 2015 Learning Ally, ... Read More about Learning Ally makes audiobook technology for students with disabilities accessible on Google Chrome platforms

Alabama 9 Year Old With Dyslexia Inspires Major Change
Alabama 9 Year Old With Dyslexia Inspires Major Change

October 21, 2015 by Mir Ali

"One person can make a difference, and everyone should try." Those are the worlds of John F. Kennedy, 35th ... Read More about Alabama 9 Year Old With Dyslexia Inspires Major Change

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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