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.


#Words of Affirmation: Volunteers Motivating Our Students
Video of Volunteer sharing a positive word with our students

September 17, 2020 by Jhara Navalo

We know this year has presented its challenges and our children are truly feeling the brunt of this pandemic ... Read More about #Words of Affirmation: Volunteers Motivating Our Students

The Joys and Perils of Guide Dogging
Labrador retriever guide dog lying at the feet of its handler.

September 15, 2020 by Katie Ottaggio

In celebration of National Guide Dog Month, we are re-sharing this post from former College Success Program Mentor, Alecia ... Read More about The Joys and Perils of Guide Dogging

Dealing with DOR
Close up of two hands in a handshake

September 10, 2020 by Katie Ottaggio

By: Rachel Grider, College Success Program Mentor When we think of college and what makes our experiences different from those ... Read More about Dealing with DOR

Ivory Towers and Stone Walls: How to talk to professors about your disability
Side of building on a college campus

September 3, 2020 by Katie Ottaggio

By Will Butler, former College Success Program Advisory Panel Member I'll never forget the puzzled silences of my professors - ... Read More about Ivory Towers and Stone Walls: How to talk to professors about your disability

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