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.


Author for Access: "The Transcriber" by Kristen Witucki
Author for Access:

May 30, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Blind since birth, Kristen Witucki is a longtime member of the Learning Ally community and a former staff member. ... Read More about Author for Access: "The Transcriber" by Kristen Witucki

Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book
Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book

July 27, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

  Dr. Ed Hersh, who was born blind, began working on his Ph.D. after spending 17 years in a career ... Read More about Easy Listening Makes for a Well-Researched Book

"Breaking Barriers" to Become an Author

June 6, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

After decades of listening to books, longtime Learning Ally member Peter Altschul has finally written one of his own. ... Read More about "Breaking Barriers" to Become an Author

Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets
Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets

May 30, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Advice to young writers from author Anne Tibbets: “Practice. Practice. Practice some more. Rewrite. Rewrite some more. Read as ... Read More about Blossoming Author and Voracious Reader: Anne Tibbets

Filling "Holes" on the Printed Page
Filling

March 21, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Mitchel Janssen was in for a treat when he accepted an invitation to help at our annual Record-A-Thon in ... Read More about Filling "Holes" on the Printed Page

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