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.


VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen
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August 23, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What happens when we combine Learning Ally audio with highlighted text on the screen of your playback device? It’s called ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech
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August 23, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

A blind Ph.D. student studying computer science at North Carolina State University, Sina Bahram is doing innovative research to ... Read More about A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech

A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers
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August 16, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_21695" align="alignright" width="300"] Students who struggle to read printed books can flourish with specially created audio textbooks—and now ... Read More about A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers

Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story
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August 12, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

-by Lyn Pollard, guest blogger “Time to practice the piano,” I call out to my 10-year-old son.  “And time ... Read More about Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

Easier Access = More Success
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July 18, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

The assistive technology lab at Santa Barbara City College is filled with students typing furiously to finish papers and ... Read More about Easier Access = More Success

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