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.

"A Ramp to Self-Determination"
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May 29, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Meet Ben Foss -- inventor of the Intel Reader, new executive director of the Disability Rights Associates legal center, ... Read More about "A Ramp to Self-Determination"

A Passion for Accessibility
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January 30, 2011 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

At age 25, Bryan Duarte never thought he’d be at home raising six-month-old twin sons and two daughters, two ... Read More about A Passion for Accessibility

"Reading Is How You Mature"
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January 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Providing accessible content for students not only helps them succeed in school, it equips them to flourish years later ... Read More about "Reading Is How You Mature"

"Magic Happens Here"
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December 6, 2010 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

Magic happens every day in Susan Allen’s special education classroom, where children who used to hate reading now sit ... Read More about "Magic Happens Here"

Consumer Alert: Not All DAISY Players are Created Equal

August 23, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Hey everyone. I just hung up the phone after speaking with a parent who was attempting to play RFB&D ... Read More about Consumer Alert: Not All DAISY Players are Created Equal

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