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.


Meryl Davis: Olympic Golden Girl and Dyslexic
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February 21, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

As she glides across the rink, figure skater Meryl Davis makes it look easy. She is an Olympic ... Read More about Meryl Davis: Olympic Golden Girl and Dyslexic

Students with Disabilities Can Launch Their Career with a NASA Internship
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February 18, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

As an organization that provides access to textbooks, many of which focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), ... Read More about Students with Disabilities Can Launch Their Career with a NASA Internship

Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels
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February 18, 2014 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

Educators incorporate Learning Ally at their schools in many creative ways, but Gretchen Schroeder’s technique in her library is ... Read More about Librarian Supports Students with Learning Ally Book Labels

Research Connects Dyslexia to Auditory Working Memory
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February 14, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

New research on dyslexia, as detailed in this Wired article, supports the hypothesis that dyslexia is caused by auditory-related ... Read More about Research Connects Dyslexia to Auditory Working Memory

Mom of Dyslexic Helps Fellow Parents Avoid Dyslexia Roadblocks
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February 13, 2014 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Middletown, New Jersey-based mom Diane Taranto is her daughter Caroline's biggest advocate. As a mother, Diane considers her biggest ... Read More about Mom of Dyslexic Helps Fellow Parents Avoid Dyslexia Roadblocks

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