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.


York Daily Record: "Blind Author Relies on Audiobooks for Research"
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September 24, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

“'I’ve been a very successful, I guess, blind person,'” Hersh said. 'But it’s also been difficult because I have ... Read More about York Daily Record: "Blind Author Relies on Audiobooks for Research"

Coronado Eagle Journal: Audiobooks Help Kids Learn
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August 23, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"With school back in session, there is good news for millions of students who have difficulty reading because of ... Read More about Coronado Eagle Journal: Audiobooks Help Kids Learn

UC Davis: White House Hails Blind Chemistry Grad as "Champion of Change"
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May 10, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"STEM is vital to America's future in education and employment, so equal access for people with disabilities is imperative, ... Read More about UC Davis: White House Hails Blind Chemistry Grad as "Champion of Change"

Hill Country News: Filling In 'Holes' for Reading
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March 27, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

“I used to spend a lot of time on just my reading assignments every week," said Mitchel Jannsen, a ... Read More about Hill Country News: Filling In 'Holes' for Reading

NBC29 Charlottesville: Learning Ally Record-A-Thon
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March 13, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"There's a big push to get more volunteers and more funding for the cause. People read textbooks in front ... Read More about NBC29 Charlottesville: Learning Ally Record-A-Thon

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