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.


Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile
Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile

September 29, 2017 by Mir Ali

By David L. Faucheux, Lily Mordaunt, and Kristen Witucki At Learning Ally, we are constantly sharing news of our members ... Read More about Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile

Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success
Volunteers feel

October 17, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Last month we stopped by the Learning Ally studio in midtown Manhattan for a conversation with volunteers Pamela Ramsden, Sue ... Read More about Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success

Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities
Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

April 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

National Excellence in Teaching Awards spotlight best instructional practices for students who struggle to read because of dyslexia and ... Read More about Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind
The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind

December 8, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In partnership with the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Learning Ally is piloting The College Success Program, a research-based ... Read More about The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind

How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment
How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment

November 23, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Abigail Lanier, center, runs with help from a sighted guide. College Success Program mentor coordinator Abigail Lanier shares how and ... Read More about How to Be Athletic with a Visual Impairment

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