Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement


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.

"Getting Information in a Different Way"
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January 13, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

  Shelley Haven, an assistive technology consultant in California specializing in working with kids with learning differences, is impressed with ... Read More about "Getting Information in a Different Way"

Making Colorado Ballot Issues Accessible
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October 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

With November's election activities around the corner, voters with print disabilities in Colorado are poised to be well informed ... Read More about Making Colorado Ballot Issues Accessible

"Our First Line of Defense"
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August 30, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Chester Goad, TN Tech Director of Disability Services, is passionate about supporting students with dyslexia, a desire driven ... Read More about "Our First Line of Defense"

Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D
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August 7, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Looking for insight into just how valuable accessible audio textbooks can be for blind people who have academic and professional ... Read More about Blind Educator Goes from G.E.D. to Ph.D

Breaking the Cycle
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May 9, 2012 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Every one of the 809 students at the Preuss School in San Diego comes from low income-qualifying (“free lunch”) ... Read More about Breaking the Cycle

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