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.


Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning
Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

April 15, 2016 by Mir Ali

Retired Judge William Hafer from Indiana has been a Learning Ally member for nearly half a century.  Hafer, who ... Read More about Why I Give: A judge who is blind looks back on a lifetime of learning

Students with Dyslexia Visit Our Princeton Recording Studio
Students with Dyslexia Visit Our Princeton Recording Studio

November 12, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Story by Tony Gruenewald Learning Ally's YES! Program's Celebrating Success 2015 NJ event on Saturday, October 24 was quite a ... Read More about Students with Dyslexia Visit Our Princeton Recording Studio

Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers
Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers

November 11, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

National Achievement Award Winner, Henry "Hoby" Wedler, is currently a Ph.D. candidate at UC Davis studying chemistry. He is ... Read More about Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers

Volunteer Tip: Edit Points
Volunteer Tip: Edit Points

November 11, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Our experience over many years of producing audiobooks led us to realize that problems often occur around “edit points," i.e. ... Read More about Volunteer Tip: Edit Points

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