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.


Volunteer Spotlight: Rowena Portch
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October 23, 2018 by Jhara Navalo

Sarah Klipper, Learning Ally Production Assistant, interviews Learning Ally Volunteer, Rowena Portch. For this year’s Dyslexia and Blindness Awareness Month, ... Read More about Volunteer Spotlight: Rowena Portch

Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile
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September 29, 2017 by Mir Ali

By David L. Faucheux, Lily Mordaunt, and Kristen Witucki At Learning Ally, we are constantly sharing news of our members ... Read More about Across two Novembers: An Interview with a Blind Bibliophile

Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success
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October 17, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Last month we stopped by the Learning Ally studio in midtown Manhattan for a conversation with volunteers Pamela Ramsden, Sue ... Read More about Volunteers feel "a complete connection" to student success

Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities
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April 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

National Excellence in Teaching Awards spotlight best instructional practices for students who struggle to read because of dyslexia and ... Read More about Learning Ally Honors Outstanding Teachers of Students with Print Disabilities

The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind
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December 8, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

In partnership with the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Learning Ally is piloting The College Success Program, a research-based ... Read More about The Secret to College Success for Students Who Are Blind

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