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.


Doug Sprei  (LAE)
Doug Sprei (LAE)
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Mike's Journey Through Dyslexia
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December 7, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"It’s hard not to be a hovering helicopter mom when you have a kid with a learning difference," admits ... Read More about Mike's Journey Through Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

November 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

By Doug Sprei, National Director of Communications Learning Ally jumped at a chance to meet the founding members of Overcoming ... Read More about Overcoming Dyslexia NJ: A New Model of Grass Roots Power and Persuasion

Herald Star Online: "Forging Ahead, Focused on the Future"
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November 7, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"For 22-year-old Stephanie Fernandes, visual impairment is no obstacle when it comes to educational success, although it does present ... Read More about Herald Star Online: "Forging Ahead, Focused on the Future"

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"
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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"

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