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.


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

Making a Teacher's Job Easier
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March 12, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

What is the most important thing for a teacher to know about Learning Ally? “It’s so manageable – your job ... Read More about Making a Teacher's Job Easier

A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University
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February 25, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Eddie Maza displays one of his favorite works of literature in both print and audio format. From an early ... Read More about A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies
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January 2, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

[caption id="attachment_22656" align="alignright" width="158"] "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.[/caption] With settings ranging from World War II to Middle Earth, there ... Read More about Read It Before You See It: Upcoming Books-to-Movies

"Keys to a Bigger, Better World"
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December 17, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

When toy expert and mom-blogger Jenn Choi wrote a guide to some of the best children's books of 2013 on ... Read More about "Keys to a Bigger, Better World"