LAUNCHING YOUNG LEADERS:   Seth Burstein is dyslexic; Christina Chang is visually impaired. Both relied on Learning Ally’s accessible audiobooks to succeed in K-12 and college, and are progressing now toward productive business careers. They’re also both past winners of Learning Ally’s National Achievement Awards — a high honor for students who demonstrate excellence in academics and leadership in the community.

Capping off Learning Ally’s National Achievement Awards celebration, we went over to the ABC television affiliate in Washington, DC for a live studio interview.  Left to right: Natasha Barrett, ABC-7 host of “Let’s Talk Live”;  Steph Fernandes, Learning Ally National Achievement Award winner, who is totally blind and going to law school in Ohio; and Doug Sprei, Learning Ally National Director of Communications.

Capping off Learning Ally’s National Achievement Awards celebration, we went over to the ABC television affiliate in Washington, DC for a live studio interview. Left to right: Natasha Barrett, ABC-7 host of “Let’s Talk Live”; Steph Fernandes, Learning Ally National Achievement Award winner, who is totally blind and going to law school in Ohio; and Doug Sprei, Learning Ally National Director of Communications.

PAST VISIONS OF THE FUTURE:   Learning Ally’s national Board Chairman, Andrew Hofer, flagged this illustration from The Atlantic Monthly, depicting how 1910 Frenchmen thought we would learn in 2000.
It pictures books being thrown into a kind of meatgrinder (by a well-robed professor) and fed to students by headphones. One forlorn-looking boy has been assigned operation of the grinder.

PAST VISIONS OF THE FUTURE:   Learning Ally’s national Board Chairman, Andrew Hofer, flagged this illustration from The Atlantic Monthly, depicting how 1910 Frenchmen thought we would learn in 2000.

It pictures books being thrown into a kind of meatgrinder (by a well-robed professor) and fed to students by headphones. One forlorn-looking boy has been assigned operation of the grinder.