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.


Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

October 23, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Charlie and Liz Leonard are familiar with the difficulties that a learning difference can bring to a relationship, a ... Read More about Mother-Son Duo on the Challenges of Dyslexia

Disability.GOV: "Students with Visual and Learning Disabilities Thrive with Accessible Audiobooks"
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October 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"By providing state of the art, accessible audio textbooksto students, Learning Ally removes a major obstacle to their success ... Read More about Disability.GOV: "Students with Visual and Learning Disabilities Thrive with Accessible Audiobooks"

"A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

October 16, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Studio volunteer Lisa Bell in Palo Alto is the mother of two sons with dyslexia. Her family has experienced ... Read More about "A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

College Newbie, Bucking the Odds
College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

September 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

You'd think that being saddled with an auditory processing disorder and reading disability would hamper a kid's college ... Read More about College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives
Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives

September 13, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Chicago-based donor and volunteer Charley Tausche is a retired lawyer, lover of baseball and a man who gives his ... Read More about Dedicated Supporter Helps Learning Ally Change Lives

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