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.


Jurassic Dreams Bigger than Dinosaurs
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June 12, 2015 by Mir Ali

My 9 year old son is red-headed, charming, highly intelligent, loves dinosaurs, and is also severely dyslexic. Dyslexia is just ... Read More about Jurassic Dreams Bigger than Dinosaurs

"The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."
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June 4, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent and teacher Mary Alice Landis recently wrote us to ask: "Is Learning Ally aware of the fact that PARCC ... Read More about "The Test Score May Not Be Representative of Student's Ability."

What a Test Doesn't Measure
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June 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Parent Michelle Lewis writes, "I'm in tears. My dyslexic 3rd grader is testing for the first time today. His teacher ... Read More about What a Test Doesn't Measure

The DNA of Decoding Dyslexia
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May 22, 2015 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

by Doug Sprei, National Director of Communications Flashback: October 2011. . . On a warm fall day, I headed down ... Read More about The DNA of Decoding Dyslexia

Dyslexia Parent Blog: Why I left my school.
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May 19, 2015 by Mir Ali

Last week, we shared the story of a school district in Texas that is making a huge difference in ... Read More about Dyslexia Parent Blog: Why I left my school.

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