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.

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

Read the book, see the movie.
Eat, Pray, Love book cover

March 15, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

RFB&D's library keeps apace with a modern trend: serving up a delicious menu of books that share mass appeal with their offspring from Hollywood. ... Read More about Read the book, see the movie.

DAISY is the Ticket
John Russo

March 9, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

National Achievement Award winner John Russo lives in Texas, but by many accounts, his speaking demeanor is reminiscent of John F. ... Read More about DAISY is the Ticket

Independence: Reclaiming Lost Time
Alyssa Lang

March 6, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

This week, our series of entries will continue with brief statements around the theme of independence, as voiced by ... Read More about Independence: Reclaiming Lost Time

Volunteers Help Blind Students Enjoy Reading

March 5, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

"Twenty volunteers came together on Tuesday to record audio books that help people who are visually impaired or suffer ... Read More about Volunteers Help Blind Students Enjoy Reading