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.


“Lift Up a Child; Don’t Leave it to Chance”

August 24, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

In 2007, a chance conversation in the parking lot between parents Madilyn Paolucci and Therese Llorente literally changed the ... Read More about “Lift Up a Child; Don’t Leave it to Chance”

Sneak Preview: "Dislecksia the Movie"
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July 23, 2011 by Julie Haggith (LAE)

On a scorching hot day in Princeton, NJ, we were glad for the cool interior of the Garden ... Read More about Sneak Preview: "Dislecksia the Movie"

A Sense of Empowerment
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July 12, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

If you really want to know what accessible audiobooks can do for a learning disabled child, just ask his ... Read More about A Sense of Empowerment

Making Learning Easier
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June 1, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Learning Disabilities Specialist Jennifer Zvi, Ph.D spent much of her career encouraging students to take charge of their own ... Read More about Making Learning Easier

"A Ramp to Self-Determination"
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May 29, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Meet Ben Foss -- inventor of the Intel Reader, new executive director of the Disability Rights Associates legal center, ... Read More about "A Ramp to Self-Determination"

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