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.


Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers
Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers

November 11, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

National Achievement Award Winner, Henry "Hoby" Wedler, is currently a Ph.D. candidate at UC Davis studying chemistry. He is ... Read More about Blind Ph.D. Student Has a Message for Learning Ally Volunteers

Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind
Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind

October 26, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The toughest period in my adjustment to blindness spanned my undergraduate years at the University of Connecticut in the ... Read More about Profile of Success: Carl R. Augusto, President of the American Foundation for the Blind

Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind
Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind

October 8, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In his blog for Psychology Today, Peter Gray wrote a thought-provoking post entitled, “Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem ... Read More about Building and Maintaining Resilience for Students Who Are Blind

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