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.


"You don't look like someone with dyslexia..."

August 27, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Following is the speech given by Kelsey Ross as she accepted the William L. Ritchie Award at Learning Ally's ... Read More about "You don't look like someone with dyslexia..."

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 called ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

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

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