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.


Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired
Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired

February 9, 2017 by Mir Ali

By Miso Kwak, Guest Blogger   During college, we learn how to be better students, both through academic courses and ... Read More about Tips for Transitioning to Off-Campus Housing when You're Blind/Visually Impaired

Giving Blind and Visually Impaired High Schoolers a Head Start on the College Experience
Giving Blind and Visually Impaired High Schoolers a Head Start on the College Experience

January 31, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Tovah Miller, Perkins College Success Program Director There’s no place more energizing than a college campus. However, many ... Read More about Giving Blind and Visually Impaired High Schoolers a Head Start on the College Experience

Mastering Your Own College Education: Study Tips for Students Who Learn Differently
Mastering Your Own College Education: Study Tips for Students Who Learn Differently

January 19, 2017 by Mir Ali

With our tech-obsessed society becoming more and more fast-paced, college students have a wide array of options. However, sometimes ... Read More about Mastering Your Own College Education: Study Tips for Students Who Learn Differently

Stuck in the Maze: An 8th Grader's Dyslexia Plea

November 14, 2016 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Victoria, Junior High Student in Texas, Miss Teen America contestant, Learning Ally member In her own words ... I ... Read More about Stuck in the Maze: An 8th Grader's Dyslexia Plea

Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference
Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference

November 3, 2016 by Mir Ali

"Everybody has a part to play. Everybody can do something." ~ Max Brooks, author World War Z Those are the ... Read More about Eagle Scout Inspired by Max Brooks' Speech at Dyslexia Conference

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