Access and Achievement

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.


April 7, 2014

Book of the Week: The Maze Runner

Our book of the week is The Maze Runner, a thrilling dystopian young adult novel and the first in a trilogy of the same name by author James Dashner. With amnesia, monsters and mazes, this book delivers on page-turning elements that fans of the genre have come to crave, and packs an intensity that Publisher’s […]

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March 21, 2014

Graduating 100 Percent College-Ready Students

At Martin Luther King Jr. Early College, a public school for 6-12 grade students in Denver, Colorado, Donna Barney-DiCianno, Ph.D. is a dedicated learning specialist and the chair of the school’s special education department. She explains how students who struggle with decoding and encoding benefit from listening to audiobooks and how providing access to the full curriculum through Learning Ally helps the school achieve their goal to graduate 100% college-ready students.

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