[aisle] Learning Ally / Reading Ally

Timmons, Heather timmons.heather at ccsd59.org
Mon Jan 4 13:43:37 CST 2021

Thank you so much Colleen.  I did not know families could qualify.  This
has been something our special ed department has been handling, but I think
perhaps we need to widen our reach and make sure all qualified students and
their families know about this.

On Mon, Jan 4, 2021 at 12:54 PM Lambe Herman, Colleen via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> Hello,
> My daughter is dyslexic and Learning Ally is VITAL to her viewing herself
> as a reader.  She can seamlessly go from her phone to her chromebook
> listening to a book, there are never waits for books (multiple copies), her
> teacher can assign her books and see her progress.  It is amazing.  These
> are human voice recordings.  There is a cost - but worth it!  If your
> students with 504s and/or IEPs don't have Learning Ally - I would highly
> recommend looking into it. It is for students with disabilities, not
> something for all students.  There are individual memberships for families
> that demonstrate they have a learning disability as well.
> https://learningally.org/About-Us/Join
> BookShare is a non profit that a family can sign  up for that also has
> many books with recorded audio.  A doctor must sign off on the paperwork to
> show that you are in need of Book Share.  Many of these are robot read.  It
> is a great attempt to leverage the importance of audio books and the price
> (free) can't be beat.
> https://www.bookshare.org/cms/
> Thanks and Happy New Year!
> Colleen
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