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.


My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo
My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

December 2, 2013 by Lauren Holstein (LAE)

Many professionals in the special education field chose their specialization because of a personal connection to the cause. Learning ... Read More about My First Client Was My Child: Dyslexia Advocate, Attorney and Mom, Norma Francullo

Susan Barton: Myths About Dyslexia
Susan Barton: Myths About Dyslexia

November 13, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

When parents try to get their child's school to recognize -- and do something -- about their spelling, writing, ... Read More about Susan Barton: Myths About Dyslexia

From "Slow Reader" to Educational Therapist
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November 6, 2013 by Doug Sprei (LAE)

Although it’s been many years since she was made to sit at the “slow readers’ table” as a dyslexic ... Read More about From "Slow Reader" to Educational Therapist

IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading

November 4, 2013 by Jenny Falke (LAE)

By Elisabeth Liptak, IDA Director of Professional Services The National Assessment of Educational Progress consistently finds that approximately one third ... Read More about IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading

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