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.


Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies
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June 6, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

With plots of all genres, ranging from quirky teenage banter in Amsterdam to a utopian world devoid of fear, pain and color, ... Read More about Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

Why Summer Reading Is Important for Students with Reading Differences
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May 12, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Paul B. Yellin, MD, FAAP, Director of The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education, and Learning Specialist Beth Guadagni share ... Read More about Why Summer Reading Is Important for Students with Reading Differences

Book of the Week: The Maze Runner
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April 7, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Our book of the week is The Maze Runner, a thrilling dystopian young adult novel and the first in ... Read More about Book of the Week: The Maze Runner

Dyslexic Author Gary Karton Has A Message for Kids: "Different is Good"
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April 2, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Gary Karton is the author of The Last Akaway, the first book in the fantastical Brody Boondoggle adventure series for kids. ... Read More about Dyslexic Author Gary Karton Has A Message for Kids: "Different is Good"

Blind Movie-Goer's Insightful Review of "12 Years a Slave"
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March 17, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

It's a privilege to share with our community this review of the Oscar-winning film, 12 Years a Slave, offered by author and former ... Read More about Blind Movie-Goer's Insightful Review of "12 Years a Slave"

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