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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.


"A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

October 16, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Studio volunteer Lisa Bell in Palo Alto is the mother of two sons with dyslexia. Her family has experienced ... Read More about "A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

College Newbie, Bucking the Odds
College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

September 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

You'd think that being saddled with an auditory processing disorder and reading disability would hamper a kid's college ... Read More about College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives
Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives

September 13, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Chicago-based donor and volunteer Charley Tausche is a retired lawyer, lover of baseball and a man who gives his ... Read More about Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives

The Sacramento Bee: "Blind Student Has No Trouble Visualizing a Doctorate in Chemistry"
The Sacramento Bee:

September 12, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Even the most adept chemistry student will spend an evening hopelessly staring at models of double helixes, polypeptides and ... Read More about The Sacramento Bee: "Blind Student Has No Trouble Visualizing a Doctorate in Chemistry"

"I Do Believe in Miracles"

August 31, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

“With Learning Ally, I was able to read four or five books this year. It makes it easy,” says ... Read More about "I Do Believe in Miracles"

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