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.

The Student Becomes the Teacher
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April 30, 2012 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Getting an explanation for her reading difficulties came better late than never for Kelly Fritz, who wasn’t officially diagnosed with ... Read More about The Student Becomes the Teacher

National Roundtable: “The Impact of Access”

April 2, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  By Doug Sprei National Director of Communications In February, six Learning Ally members took center stage in the inspiring setting of ... Read More about National Roundtable: “The Impact of Access”

Filling "Holes" on the Printed Page
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March 21, 2012 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Mitchel Janssen was in for a treat when he accepted an invitation to help at our annual Record-A-Thon in ... Read More about Filling "Holes" on the Printed Page

"I Am an Independent Learner"
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March 11, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

As an undergraduate student at Sarah Lawrence College pursuing the creative arts and disability studies, Dwight Richardson Kelly works ... Read More about "I Am an Independent Learner"

"Are Dyslexics Disorganized?"

February 4, 2012 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

A priceless exchange between dyslexic individuals percolated a while back on the Learning Ally Facebook page, centered on the ... Read More about "Are Dyslexics Disorganized?"