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.


Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia
Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

April 21, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest blog by Jayne Black, Creative Kids Rock Imagine spending 35 years of your life thinking you were not smart. Then, one ... Read More about Why I Give: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Dyslexia

A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

March 13, 2017 by Mir Ali

Guest Blog by Megan, age 12, Learning Ally YES! Program Member I can remember when I cried every night because my ... Read More about A 12-Year-Old's Story: Dyslexia Won't Hold Me Back

A Mom's View: This is what dyslexia looks like .....
A Mom's View: This is what dyslexia looks like .....

March 8, 2017 by Mir Ali

We live dyslexia awareness every day, so I thought I would give you a small look through the glass ... Read More about A Mom's View: This is what dyslexia looks like .....

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

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