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.


Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

January 16, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

OSU freshman who rose above strokes as a child thrives as an engineering major This article and video interview, by reporter ... Read More about Childhood Stroke Victim Lives Life as ‘A Normal Kid’

VOICEtext - Text Synched with Audiobooks Improves Reading
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January 7, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

For millions of children and adults with dyslexia, deciphering printed text can pose a significant challenge. The learning ... Read More about VOICEtext - Text Synched with Audiobooks Improves Reading

VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen
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August 23, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What happens when we combine Learning Ally audio with highlighted text on the screen of your playback device? It’s called ... Read More about VOICEtext: Syncing audiobook narration with text onscreen

A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech
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August 23, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

A blind Ph.D. student studying computer science at North Carolina State University, Sina Bahram is doing innovative research to ... Read More about A Blind Researcher Takes Aim at the Future of Accessible Tech

A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers
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August 16, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_21695" align="alignright" width="300"] Students who struggle to read printed books can flourish with specially created audio textbooks—and now ... Read More about A Learning Ally For Students And Teachers