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 Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"
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October 16, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Studio volunteer Lisa Bell in Palo Alto is the mother of two sons with dyslexia. Her family has experienced ... Read More about "A Huge Burden Has Been Lifted"

College Newbie, Bucking the Odds
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September 20, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

You'd think that being saddled with an auditory processing disorder and reading disability would hamper a kid's college ... Read More about College Newbie, Bucking the Odds

“Lift Up a Child; Don’t Leave it to Chance”

August 24, 2011 by Diane Kelber (LAE)

In 2007, a chance conversation in the parking lot between parents Madilyn Paolucci and Therese Llorente literally changed the ... Read More about “Lift Up a Child; Don’t Leave it to Chance”

Sneak Preview: "Dislecksia the Movie"
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July 23, 2011 by Julie Haggith (LAE)

On a scorching hot day in Princeton, NJ, we were glad for the cool interior of the Garden ... Read More about Sneak Preview: "Dislecksia the Movie"

A Sense of Empowerment
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July 12, 2011 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

If you really want to know what accessible audiobooks can do for a learning disabled child, just ask his ... Read More about A Sense of Empowerment