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.


Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.
Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.

February 28, 2017 by Mir Ali

Advocating for your child is hard. Learning the proper words to use. The laws. The rights. Trying to predict your child's needs. Being careful ... Read More about Confessions of an Advocating Mom: To them she's one of many. To me she's everything.

From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families
From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families

February 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Dr. John Mather, Learning Ally's Specialist of the Month  I specialize in evaluating and diagnosing a variety of ... Read More about From Struggling Reader to Neuropsychologist: Dr John Mather Offers Advice to Families

Parent Chat: Should My Child With Reading Struggles Repeat a Grade?
Parent Chat: Should My Child With Reading Struggles Repeat a Grade?

February 9, 2017 by Mir Ali

It's a topic that arises from time to time on our Learning Ally Parent Chat - should I hold ... Read More about Parent Chat: Should My Child With Reading Struggles Repeat a Grade?

Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy
Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy

August 3, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Newsflash for families of students with dyslexia: Learning Ally's acclaimed YES! Program is launching a groundbreaking, family-focused series of public events in four ... Read More about Students with Dyslexia Celebrate the Power of Self Advocacy

When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook
When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

August 2, 2016 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Guest blog by Pamela, mother to Marcus, who has a learning disability. Without access to literature, people with disabilities are at a ... Read More about When My Son Was Younger, I Was His Audiobook

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