Transforming Education for Students Who Learn Differently

Together it's possible: help us meet our goal of reaching 1 million students

The Challenge

  • 10.4 million American Students struggle to read the printed word due to dyslexia and related learning disabilities, blindness and visual impairment.
  • 20% of students with learning disabilities drop out of high school.
  • Only 12% of people who are blind or visually impaired earn college or advanced degrees.

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Learning Ally helped them assist students to meet their learning objectives

Programs at a Glance

Smiling Kids for our YES Program

Learning Ally's innovative programs, technology and solutions dramatically improve outcomes for our students with print-related disabilities like blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia and other learning differences.

Join us in inspiring and supporting students to give them the confidence to reach their full potential.

Celebrate Outstanding Student Achievement

Learning Ally awards scholarships to outstanding students who are blind, visually impaired or learning disabled and educators who support them.

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Your support helps parents, schools, and their communities receive the services they need to empower students to thrive and reach their full potential.

Be a Student Advocate

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With as little as 83¢ a day or $25 a month you can help unlock a child's potential.

Join our monthly giving program and support student success all year. 

Ways to Volunteer

Volunteers in Action at one of the Learning Ally recording studios

Learning Ally’s success depends on the energy and passion of our community. Our volunteering opportunities include audiobook production, fundraising events, advocacy, youth programs and outreach to school groups.


For all people to have equal opportunities to learn


Promote personal achievement when access and reading are barriers to learning by advancing the use of accessible and effective educational solutions

Donors Say it Best

Hear what teachers, parents and students are saying about Learning Ally and its programs. Learning Ally programs impact student lives.

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Our Blog

Access and Achievement

The Learning Ally blog spotlights remarkable individuals who demonstrate that having a visual or print disability is no barrier to educational success

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Abigail Lanier, who has a pronounced visual impairment, running a marathon

Schools Using Learning Ally


Registered Students


Pages Read by Students


Hours Read by Students


Data for School Year 2015/2016