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.


The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference
The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

March 11, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

From humble beginnings as a grass-roots parent advocacy and support group in NJ, Decoding Dyslexia has expanded to be ... Read More about The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor
Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

January 28, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Teen dyslexia ambassadors of YES!, a youth program run by the Rocky Mountain Branch of the International Dyslexia Association ... Read More about Teen Dyslexia Advocates Go Face-to-Face with Colorado Governor

Congressman Bill Cassidy Calls for Schools to Help Dyslexic Students
Congressman Bill Cassidy Calls for Schools to Help Dyslexic Students

January 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

WASHINGTON – On January 10, 2014, Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D., the Co-Chair of the House Dyslexia Caucus, submitted a resolution ... Read More about Congressman Bill Cassidy Calls for Schools to Help Dyslexic Students

My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo
My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

December 2, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many professionals in the special education field chose their specialization because of a personal connection to the cause. Learning ... Read More about My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading

November 4, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

By Elisabeth Liptak, IDA Director of Professional Services The National Assessment of Educational Progress consistently finds that approximately one third ... Read More about IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading

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