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.


Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse
Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse

July 5, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Nova Todd, retired level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse and Learning Ally volunteer Reading has enabled ... Read More about Why I Volunteer: The Giving Heart of a Retired Nurse

Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic
Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic

April 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

April is Volunteer Appreciation month! At Learning Ally, we love our volunteers and wanted to highlight the story of ... Read More about Our Volunteers Turn Words into Magic

Theater, a Microphone, and a Gift of Giving Back
Theater, a Microphone, and a Gift of Giving Back

February 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

The scene – a hot cramped jury room – devoid of the 1957 humidity and cigarette haze in the ... Read More about Theater, a Microphone, and a Gift of Giving Back

Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success
Volunteers feel

October 17, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Last month we stopped by the Learning Ally studio in midtown Manhattan for a conversation with volunteers Pamela Ramsden, Sue ... Read More about Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success

Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation
Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation

June 7, 2016 by Mir Ali

"How does it feel to meet the people who record your books?"  "It feels AWESOME! They're really cool!" It's a magical time when ... Read More about Dyslexic Students Meet Volunteers and Learn about Audiobook Creation

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