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.


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

Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story
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August 12, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

-by Lyn Pollard, guest blogger “Time to practice the piano,” I call out to my 10-year-old son.  “And time ... Read More about Learning to Love Audiobooks - My Family's Story

A Homeschool Family Listens and Learns Together
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August 7, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

The homeschooling community tends to be a tight-knit group, and may be a bit of a mystery to those ... Read More about A Homeschool Family Listens and Learns Together

You Are Not Alone: How Parents Can Join Forces to Become Advocates for Students with Dyslexia
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July 24, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Click the video window above to access the recorded webinar conversation and accompanying slides. Download the PDF slide presentation. For parents seeking help and accommodations for ... Read More about You Are Not Alone: How Parents Can Join Forces to Become Advocates for Students with Dyslexia

"Assistive Technology Transforms Learning for my Students"
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July 11, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Guest author Lisa Vincent, an Assistive Technology Facilitator in Oak Park, Illinois, provides an educator’s inside look at how Learning Ally's ... Read More about "Assistive Technology Transforms Learning for my Students"