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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.


Jenny Falke  (LAE)
Jenny Falke (LAE)
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VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen
VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

August 23, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What happens when we combine Learning Ally audio with highlighted text on the screen of your playback device? It’s ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

Easier Access = More Success
Easier Access = More Success

July 18, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

The assistive technology lab at Santa Barbara City College is filled with students typing furiously to finish papers and ... Read More about Easier Access = More Success

Teacher Ally: Assisting Educators, Maximizing Student Reading Progress
Teacher Ally: Assisting Educators, Maximizing Student Reading Progress

April 10, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Educators and students across the nation are speaking up about a major new improvement in how they access and ... Read More about Teacher Ally: Assisting Educators, Maximizing Student Reading Progress

Teaching the Teachers: Learning Ally's Professional Development Workshops
Teaching the Teachers: Learning Ally's Professional Development Workshops

March 7, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Today’s classroom includes students with a wide range of abilities. How can teachers meet the needs of this diverse ... Read More about Teaching the Teachers: Learning Ally's Professional Development Workshops

Student Adventurer and Blogger “Commander Ben” Becomes Dyslexia Advocate

January 28, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Learning Ally member Ben Shrader was diagnosed with severe dyslexia in kindergarten, but did not publicly reveal his learning difference ... Read More about Student Adventurer and Blogger “Commander Ben” Becomes Dyslexia Advocate

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