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.


4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions
4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

June 12, 2017 by Mir Ali

The original Binet Test was designed almost 100 years ago to identify which children would need more assistance in ... Read More about 4 Reasons Struggling Students May Excel in Professional Leadership Positions

A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers
A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers

May 25, 2017 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson, Learning Ally Taking time to relax when school is out is important, but research shows that reading ... Read More about A Plan to Battle the Summer Slide for Struggling Readers

The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy
The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy

May 16, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Sally Keys, dyslexia parent and education writer Learning to read can be a frustrating experience for students with ... Read More about The Positive Impact Reading Dogs Have on Education and Literacy

Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia
Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Jayne Black, Creative Kids Rock Imagine spending 35 years of your life thinking you were not smart. Then, one ... Read More about Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

March 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Megan, age 12, Learning Ally YES! Program Member I can remember when I cried every night because my ... Read More about A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

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