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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 Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech
A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech

August 23, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

A blind Ph.D. student studying computer science at North Carolina State University, Sina Bahram is doing innovative research to ... Read More about A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech

A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers
A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers

August 16, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_21695" align="alignright" width="300"] Students who struggle to read printed books can flourish with specially created audio textbooks—and now ... Read More about A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers

Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story
Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

August 12, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

-by Lyn Pollard, guest blogger “Time to practice the piano,” I call out to my 10-year-old son.  “And time to ... Read More about Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

Easier Access = More Success
Easier Access = More Success

July 18, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

The assistive technology lab at Santa Barbara City College is filled with students typing furiously to finish papers and ... Read More about Easier Access = More Success

"Assistive Technology Transforms Learning for my Students"

July 11, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Guest author Lisa Vincent, an Assistive Technology Facilitator in Oak Park, Illinois, provides an educator’s inside look at how Learning Ally's ... Read More about "Assistive Technology Transforms Learning for my Students"

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