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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.


The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference
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March 11, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

From humble beginnings as a grass-roots parent advocacy and support group in NJ, Decoding Dyslexia has expanded to be ... Read More about The Social Side of Advocacy: Decoding Dyslexia Conference

James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"
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March 7, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

We're pleased to share this inspiring video that Learning Ally's friend Ben Foss made with James Gandolfini, shortly before the ... Read More about James Gandolfini and Ben Foss Discuss "The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan"

Dyslexia Webinar: How to Make Sure the IEP is in Tip-Top Shape

February 26, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Kelli Sandman-Hurley and Tracey Block-Zaretsky of Dyslexia Training Institute joined Learning Ally on 2/25/14 in a webinar focused on helping parents ... Read More about Dyslexia Webinar: How to Make Sure the IEP is in Tip-Top Shape

A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University
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February 25, 2014 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

  Eddie Maza displays one of his favorite works of literature in both print and audio format. From an early ... Read More about A Dyslexic American Teen in Jerusalem, Bound for Yale University

Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"
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February 24, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many people recognize actor, director, producer, and author Henry Winkler from his role as “The Fonz,” but since his ... Read More about Henry Winkler: "I Had a Name-- I Was Dyslexic"

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