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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.


7-Tips on how to get through "Finals" week
7-Tips on how to get through

December 7, 2017 by Jhara Navalo

By Kaiti Shelton While in college I had a love/hate relationship with finals week. It was always such a ... Read More about 7-Tips on how to get through "Finals" week

Dear Stranger, my Guide Dog is a Representation of Me.
Dear Stranger, my Guide Dog is a Representation of Me.

October 23, 2017 by Jhara Navalo

by Caitlin Mongillo, College Success Program mentor, and blogger Dear Stranger, I forgive you. I forgive you for only seeing the dog ... Read More about Dear Stranger, my Guide Dog is a Representation of Me.

The Joys and Perils of Guide Dogging
The Joys and Perils of Guide Dogging

October 23, 2017 by Jhara Navalo

by Alecia Ucciferri, College Success Program Mentor and Avid Blogger Dear 85% of the People I’ve Met in the past ... Read More about The Joys and Perils of Guide Dogging

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

Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize
Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize

August 25, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Lily Mordaunt, Learning Ally College Success Program Communications Intern, rising junior at Hunter College, and visually impaired. Every ... Read More about Dorm Trials: How Living on My Own Taught Me to Socialize

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