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.


"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

Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers
Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers

May 31, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Recently, reporter Erika Flores visited the Los Angeles studio to tell Learning Ally’s story on Univision 34-TV, the largest ... Read More about Reaching Out to Spanish Speakers

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

Letter from a Grateful Mom
Letter from a Grateful Mom

May 29, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We couldn't resist sharing this incredible thank you note from Maryland-based Dorrie P., mother of Learning Ally member Avery. ... Read More about Letter from a Grateful Mom

A Volunteer's Chance Encounter
A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

May 16, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A studio volunteer for more than two decades, John Esau shares this meaningful reflection on his experience at Learning ... Read More about A Volunteer's Chance Encounter

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