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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.


When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook
When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

August 2, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Guest blog by Pamela, mother to Marcus, who has a learning disability. Without access to literature, people with disabilities are at a ... Read More about When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible
Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible

June 30, 2016 by Mir Ali

by Charles Silverberg, 35 Year Learning Ally Volunteer I am 84 years old, a graduate of Stanford University (A.B. ’53) ... Read More about Why I Give: The Deep Satisfaction of Making Reading Accessible

Get Sponsored for Summer Reading with Learning Ally!
Get Sponsored for Summer Reading with Learning Ally!

June 17, 2016 by Mir Ali

"My goal is to read 100 books for summer reading!" It's a lofty goal for any young student, but ... Read More about Get Sponsored for Summer Reading with Learning Ally!

Tom and Bette McNeely: Supporters and Vehicle Donors
Tom and Bette McNeely: Supporters and Vehicle Donors

June 8, 2016 by Julia Testing

Recently, long-term Learning Ally volunteer Tom McNeely retired from a life-long career as an attorney. He no longer drives, ... Read More about Tom and Bette McNeely: Supporters and Vehicle Donors

Learning Ally's Rich History Honoring Veterans
Learning Ally's Rich History Honoring Veterans

May 27, 2016 by Mir Ali

The heart of Learning Ally's mission has always been to serve blind/visually impaired veterans. You can help by making a ... Read More about Learning Ally's Rich History Honoring Veterans

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