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.

No Fear of Flying
Barry Hyde photo

April 12, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A lifelong lover of flying and aviation, Barry Hulon Hyde is living proof that dreams can stay airborne ... Read More about No Fear of Flying

"They Dream of Today"
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April 6, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

80-year old Neva Wallace has been volunteering for many years at RFB&D's recording studio in Hollywood, California. Inspired by ... Read More about "They Dream of Today"

Los Angeles Sentinel: RFB&D Record-A-Thon

April 6, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Record-A-Thon Harnesses Remarkable Volunteer Power, Bringing Books to Life for Students With Print Disabilities." http://www.lasentinel.net/Record-A-Thon-to-be-held-for-the-Blind-and-Dyslexic.html Read More about Los Angeles Sentinel: RFB&D Record-A-Thon

A Parent's Perspective
James Cibulka photo

March 31, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"I hope we're coming to a period where our country is enlightened enough to help all children, regardless ... Read More about A Parent's Perspective

Late Bloomer Finds Life's Color
Michele Shepherd

March 22, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"If you asked me to sing and dance, I would gladly sing and dance. But if you asked ... Read More about Late Bloomer Finds Life's Color