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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.


A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University
A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

February 25, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Eddie Maza displays one of his favorite works of literature in both print and audio format. From an early ... Read More about A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels
Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels

February 18, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Educators incorporate Learning Ally at their schools in many creative ways, but Gretchen Schroeder’s technique in her library is ... Read More about Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels

Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

January 16, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

OSU freshman who rose above strokes as a child thrives as an engineering major This article and video interview, by reporter ... Read More about Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

VOICEtext - Text Synched with Audiobooks Improves Reading
VOICEtext - Text Synched with Audiobooks Improves Reading

January 7, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

For millions of children and adults with dyslexia, deciphering printed text can pose a significant challenge. The learning disability is characterized ... Read More about VOICEtext - Text Synched with Audiobooks Improves Reading

VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen
VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

August 23, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What happens when we combine Learning Ally audio with highlighted text on the screen of your playback device? It’s ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

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