Learning Ally Blog: Access and Achievement


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.

The ADA Turns 20
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July 25, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

On July 26th, 1990, the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) signified our country’s commitment to equal rights ... Read More about The ADA Turns 20

Drilling Deeper Into Oil's Impact
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July 22, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

  The cataclysm in the Gulf of Mexico is sure to have far-reaching impacts on the environment, economy, and society. ... Read More about Drilling Deeper Into Oil's Impact

"I Might Have Ended Up Like Bart Simpson"
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July 19, 2010 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Molly Reno found out she was dyslexic in elementary school. She's written a humorous book about her experiences, and her Dummies for Dyslexia blog ... Read More about "I Might Have Ended Up Like Bart Simpson"

"This Hidden World I Embrace"
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July 6, 2010 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Since she was diagnosed with dyslexia in fourth grade, Neena Holzman has blossomed into an original thinker and artist, recently finishing high school with ... Read More about "This Hidden World I Embrace"