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.


Specialist of the Month: Dr. Melyssa Higgins, Licensed Psychologist
Specialist of the Month: Dr. Melyssa Higgins, Licensed Psychologist

August 19, 2016 by Mir Ali

Dr. Melyssa Higgins is a Licensed Psychologist and Educational Consultant in the Seattle, Washington area. At ABCD, Inc, Higgins specializes in the ... Read More about Specialist of the Month: Dr. Melyssa Higgins, Licensed Psychologist

NFL Rookie on a Mission to Help Struggling Readers
NFL Rookie on a Mission to Help Struggling Readers

August 15, 2016 by Mir Ali

He's living a life many kids only dream of as a professional football player in the NFL (National Football ... Read More about NFL Rookie on a Mission to Help Struggling Readers

Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy
Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy

August 3, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Newsflash for families of students with dyslexia: Learning Ally's acclaimed YES! Program is launching a groundbreaking, family-focused series of public events in four ... Read More about Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy

When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook
When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

August 2, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Guest blog by Pamela, mother to Marcus, who has a learning disability. Without access to literature, people with disabilities are at a ... Read More about When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

Gaining Independence as a College Student who is Blind
Gaining Independence as a College Student who is Blind

July 29, 2016 by Mir Ali

by Megan Dausch, a Learning Ally College Success Program mentor The word independence was one I always revered. It was ... Read More about Gaining Independence as a College Student who is Blind

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