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.


From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer
From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

January 6, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Learning Ally's National Board Member Kettner Griswold shares his arduous journey through dyslexia and failing grades toward success in college ... Read More about From High School Failure to Aerospace Engineer

Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks
Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks

January 5, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We first met the acclaimed author and speaker Max Brooks in 2014 on Capitol Hill, where he spoke passionately ... Read More about Taking on World War D: One on One With Max Brooks

Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway
Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway

December 21, 2015 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Margaret Galloway is a Slingerland tutor who works exclusively with students who have dyslexia or related learning disabilities. With ... Read More about Tutor Highlight: Margaret Galloway

5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!
5 Ways

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson "You learn any way you can. My kid didn't want to read -- I got him into ... Read More about 5 Ways "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Helps Struggling Readers!

From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!
From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

December 17, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Eileen Tait-Acker, Headstrong Nation My son, Evan was identified dyslexic at age 8 in second grade.  He had struggled in ... Read More about From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!

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