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.


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

From Struggling Student to National Honor's Society!
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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!

Dyslexia: A Gift or a Burden?
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December 14, 2015 by Mir Ali

by Jules Johnson "Whoever invented reading is stupid! Whoever invented school is stupid! I wish reading was never invented!!" Those words ... Read More about Dyslexia: A Gift or a Burden?

7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!
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December 7, 2015 by Mir Ali

By Jules Johnson As soon as a child is diagnosed with dyslexia, most parents (myself included) go into "fix it" ... Read More about 7 Ways to Empower Children Who Have Dyslexia - Foster the Gifts!

"What Makes Me Different" - By Kate, a 3rd Grader with Dyslexia
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December 3, 2015 by Mir Ali

Kate, a Learning Ally member, recently sent us a copy of a paper she wrote for school. Kate’s 3rd grade teacher ... Read More about "What Makes Me Different" - By Kate, a 3rd Grader with Dyslexia

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