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.

York Daily Record: "Blind Author Relies on Audiobooks for Research"
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“'I’ve been a very successful, I guess, blind person,'” Hersh said. 'But it’s also been difficult because I have to get the information in different ways.' With the help of scanners, software and the nonprofit Learning Ally, Hersh has earned four degrees — a doctorate of Religious Studies in conflict management at Trinity Seminary, a master’s degree in Human Service Counseling from Regent University and bachelor’s degrees in German and computer science from Millersville University." http://www.yorkblog.com/books/2012/09/22/blind-author-from-jefferson-relies-on-audio-books-for-research/

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